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Whole Moong Dal Pulao

Zeenath Muhammad Amaanullah
300 minutes
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
6 People
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ABOUT Whole Moong Dal Pulao RECIPE

Green gram or sabut moong or whole moong dal, by whichever name you call it, it's nutritious value will not cease. Absolutely healthy and yummy as well. Try this new idea of mine. You will love it.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Everyday
  • Fusion
  • Simmering
  • Boiling
  • Sauteeing
  • Main Dish
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 6

  1. Rice 1/2 a kg soaked for 30 mins.
  2. Green gram soaked 1 1/2 cups for 4 to 5 hours.
  3. Caraway seeds 1 tsp
  4. Garlic mince 2 tbsp
  5. Bay leaves 2
  6. Cloves 6 to 7
  7. Cinnamon 2 to 3 sticks
  8. Cardamom pods 3 to 4
  9. Coriander leaves finely chopped about a fistful
  10. Ghee or butter 3 tbsp
  11. Onions 2 finely sliced
  12. Chilli flakes a tbsp
  13. OR
  14. Green chillies chopped 2 to 3
  15. Salt to taste


  1. Cook the rice as usual and keep aside.
  2. Heat ghee or butter, add onions and garlic mince
  3. Saute well, add all the ingredients as well.
  4. Boil the dal with a little salt for 7 to 8 mins
  5. After a minute of sauteeing, add the dal
  6. Give it a good stir and let it cook for about 2 mins on low flame.
  7. Transfer the rice into it and mix well with light hands.
  8. Do not stir hard. Garnish with coriander and serve hot with raita
  9. I just had it with mango pickle. For the kids, i served it with a simple omelette.

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Anupama Kumari
Anupama Kumari   Dec-06-2016

very nice recipe Zeenath ji :)

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