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Navroj Moong Dal with Dill Leaves

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves:4
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup - moong dal yellow, washed and soaked for 20 minutes
  • 1 - small bunch dill leaves, shredded
  • 3 to 4 - Spinach leaves, shredded
  • 3 to 4 - Spring onion leaves, finely chopped
  • 1 sprig - Mint leaves, finely chopped
  • 1 - small capsicum, finely chopped
  • 1 - small tomato, finely chopped
  • 1 - onion, finely chopped
  • 2 - green chillies, finely chopped
  • 3 to 4 flakes - garlic, finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp - Cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp - Coriander seed powder
  • 1/2 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 3 to 4 pinches - Asafoetida powder
  • 2 tbsp - Ghee or Butter
  • Lemon juice to taste
  • salt to taste

How to Make

  • Use small or medium pressure cooker or pressure pan. Heat half the ghee, add cumin, asafoetida and allow to splutter.
  • Add green chillies, onions, capsicum, garlic and stir fry for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add all other greens, tomatoes, salt, powders and stir fry further for 2 minutes.
  • Add dal and stir. Add 1.75 cups water.
  • Close lid, allow 2 whistles and take off fire.
  • Allow all pressure to release before opening lid.
  • Stir, add lemon juice and remaining ghee or butter.
  • Stir and serve steaming hot with steamed rice or saffron pulao.