Sizzling Sprouted Moong Bean Raita

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Total Time:
2- 5 days
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Salad Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • Whole moong dal- 3/4 cup
  • Tomatoes - 2, medium chopped
  • Onion - 1, medium chopped fine
  • Carrot, grated- 1/2 cup
  • Curd - 3/4 cup
  • Mustard seeds- 1 tsp
  • Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
  • Green chillies - 2 small
  • Jalapeno - 3-4
  • Oil - 1.5 tbsp
  • Turmeric- 1/4 tsp
  • safoetida a pinch

How to Make Sizzling Sprouted Moong Bean Raita

  • Soak moong dal overnight in about 4 cups water.
  • Drain the next day. Reserve the water.
  • Wrap the dal in a fine-weaved cheese cloth and sprinkle water on it. Keep aside for about 24 hours.
  • By the next day, they would start sprouting.
  • Cook the dal with the reserved water, salt and 1/4 tsp turmeric powder.
  • Cook until tender.
  • Whip curd and add chopped tomatoes, onions and grated carrot.
  • In a saucepan, heat oil and splutter mustard seeds.
  • Add cumin and asafoetida and chopped green chillies.
  • Pour this seasoning into the curd.
  • Add cooked moong dal, salt and garnish with finely chopped cilantro leaves.
  • Serve as a part of a meal.