Moong Dal Tehri | How to make Moong Dal Tehri

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About Moong Dal Tehri

It's a complete meal by itself

The delicious and mouthwatering Moong Dal Tehri is a famous dish of Bihar and is very much popular in the whole worldwide. This dish is often reserved for any special occasion like parties or festivals. Moong Dal Tehri is the best option for you when you want to eat or cook something really perfect. It is an amazing dish which is liked by the people of every age group. The flavorful and saporous ingredients are the key to the amazing taste of Moong Dal Tehri. Prerna Priya shared this Moong Dal Tehri recipe which is perfect to serve for 4 people. The step by step process with pictures will help you to know how to make the delicious Moong Dal Tehri. It is not a typical restaurant style recipe but a simple homely comforting recipe which is best to understand for the beginners. It is an easy and simple recipe that is perfect to make in a jiffy for a weekend lunch or dinner. Try this delicious Moong Dal Tehri recipe at your home and surprise your family and friends.

  • Prep Time30mins
  • Cook Time25mins
  • Serves4People
Moong Dal Tehri

Ingredients to make Moong Dal Tehri

  • Husked moong dal - 1/2 cup soaked for 2 hrs
  • Rice - 1 cup washed and soaked for 15 minutes
  • Onion chopped - 1
  • Grated ginger garlic - 1 tsp
  • Cumin - 1/4 tsp
  • Cloves - 2
  • Cinnamon - 1
  • Big black Cardamom - 2
  • Bay leaf - 2
  • Green Cardamom - 2
  • Mace - 1
  • Water - 2 cups
  • Mint leaves few
  • Garam masala powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Turmeric - 1 tsp
  • Refined oil - 2 tbsp
  • Ghee - 1 tbsp
  • Slit green chilies - 2

How to make Moong Dal Tehri

  1. Wash and strain soaked moong dal for 10 minutes
  2. Strain the soaked rice for 10 minutes
  3. Heat oil and ghee both in the cooker.
  4. Add cumin seeds to splutter.
  5. Add bay leaves and all the spices.
  6. Add the chopped onion and saute till transparent.
  7. Add turmeric and drained moong dal. Saute till it is dry.
  8. Add ginger garlic, saute till raw smell goes.
  9. Add rice, slit green chilies and garam masala powder.
  10. When all the ingredients have been sautéed well then add water and salt.
  11. Pressure cook two whistles or till done. After the pressure has been released, open the lid and fork up the rice Dal Tahiri.
  12. Add torn mint leaves.
  13. Enjoy with onion Raita and Papad
My Tip: Drain and strain the Dal and rice well

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