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Moongan Ji Dal  Recipe

Nutritious whole grams cooked with spices.

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Preparation Time : 6-10 minutes

Cooking time : 26-30 minutes

Servings : 4

Moongan Ji Dal

Main Ingredients

Whole green grams (sabut moong), Tomato





Level Of Cooking



  • Whole green grams (sabut moong) soaked overnight
    2 cups
  • Tomato chopped
    1 large
  • Onion chopped
    1 large
  • Garlic chopped
    2-36 cloves
  • Green chillies chopped
    4 cloves
  • Curry leaves
  • Turmeric powder
    1/4 teaspoon
  • Salt
    to taste
  • Oil
    2 tablespoons
  • Cumin seeds
    1/2 teaspoon
  • Asafoetida
    1/4 teaspoon
  • Red chilli powder
    1 teaspoon


Step 1

Pressure cook the moong with tomato, onion, garlic, green chillies, curry leaves, turmeric powder and salt and three cups of water.

Step 2

Cook till the pressure is released thrice.

Step 3

Heat oil in a small pan and add cumin seeds. Once they begin to change colour, add asafoetida.

Step 4

Remove from heat and add red chilli powder. Add this tempering to the dal.

Step 5

Serve hot with chapattis.

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