Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Mung Dal

Green Gram Dal (Mung Dal)

Preparation time: 5 minutes

Cooking time: 20minutes

Serving: 4 persons


Green Gram Dal(Mung Dal)-1 cup

Turmeric Powder-1/2 tsp

Salt- as per taste

Onion-1 medium size (Chopped)

Green Chilies-2 (Chopped)


Dry red chilies-2

Mustard Seed (Rai dana)-1/2 tsp

Cumin Seed (Jeera)-1/2 tsp

Asafetida Powder (Hing)-a pinch

Refined oil-1 tsp

Coriander (Dhania) Powder-1tsp

Coriander leaves for garnishing.


 Here are two options for you to cook this dal. First option is, roast slightly the green gram dal, the second option, raw cooking, Any of these option you can try it .

 Wash and soak the roasted or raw green gram dal for half an hour.

 Take a wide mouth vessel and put the soaked dal and enough water into it.

 Put this on gas and wait till the boils start coming in this.

 After boil comes, add turmeric powder in this. Allow it to cook completely then add salt,coriander powder and tomato in this.

 Take it off from gas flame and season it with the same method as red gram dal.

One bowl dal i.e, 150 ml contains approximately 100 to 105 calories.

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