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Moradabadi Moong Dal

Shalini Agarwal
15 minutes
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
2 People
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ABOUT Moradabadi Moong Dal RECIPE

This is the famous nashta of moradabad (brass city). In the morning time people go to moong dal thela to have breakfast. This tastes good with jalebi.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Medium
  • Everyday
  • UP
  • Boiling
  • Breakfast and Brunch
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 2

  1. 1 Cup - Yellow moong dal, washed n soaked for 1 hour
  2. 2- Fried red chilli
  3. 2 tbsp - Green chutney
  4. 1 TBSP - tamarind chutney
  5. 1 tbsp - butter
  6. jeera powder to taste
  7. lemon juice as required
  8. salt to taste
  9. 1 tbsp - ghee
  10. 1 tsp - jeera
  11. A pinch - Heeng
  12. 3 Cups - water
  13. Black salt to taste


  1. First heat a cooker and dry roast heeng and zeera. Add dal, salt and water, give 1 whistle.
  2. Lower the flame to sim and cook for another ten minutes. Turn off the gas and let the cooker cool by itself. When pressure releases add ghee to the dal and cook open for ten more minutes.
  3. Now put the dal in a bowl and top with black salt, jeera powder, bhuni mirch, both the chutnies, butter and lime juice.
  4. Enjoy the dal with jalebi.

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