Moong Dal Tehri | How to make Moong Dal Tehri

By Prerna Priya  |  2nd May 2017  |  
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About Moong Dal Tehri Recipe

It's a complete meal by itself

Moong Dal Tehri is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the right mix of flavours, Moong Dal Tehri has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Prerna Priya is the perfect one to try at home for your family. The Moong Dal Tehri recipe is very simple and can be made in restaurant style using these ingredients. The time taken while preparing Moong Dal Tehri is 30 minutes and the time taken for cooking is 25 minutes. This is recipe of Moong Dal Tehri is perfect to serve 4 people. Moong Dal Tehri is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or party at home. Be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love Moong Dal Tehri. So do try it next time and share your experience of cooking Moong Dal Tehri by commenting on this page below!

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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