Monday, November 7, 2011

Green MoongDal Curry

1 cup - green moongdal
1/4 cup - toor dal
1 onion - sliced fine
1 small tomato-chopped
2 green chillies-slit legnthwise
1 tsp salt or salt to taste

For Seasoning:
1 tsp mustard seeds
1/2 tsp cumin seeds (சீரகம்)
2 tsp oil

Moongdal curry

  • Soak the Green Moongdal overnite or for 10-12 hrs.
  • Take a pressure cooker,add cleaned and soaked Green Moongdal and toor dal ,add salt and pressure cook up to 3 whistles.
  • Take another pan,add 2 tsp oil,mustard seeds,cumin seeds,Chopped onions, green chillies.Saute it for 2-3 mins and add tomato.
  • Mash the pressure-cooked Green Moongdal and toor dal and add to the saute pan.
  • Add salt if needed and garnish with coriander leaves and cook them for 10 mins.
                This goes very well with steamed rice and a healthy protein rich curry.


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  3. delicious looking curry looks wonderful

  4. The new look looks colorful Nivi...this is such a healthy and tasty fav too

  5. healthy n tasty Curry. nice presentation as well.

  6. That looks really good, I am going to have to try it:)