Dry Moong Dal | How to make Dry Moong Dal

By Neha Saurabh  |  11th Jan 2018  |  
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About Dry Moong Dal Recipe

This is a North Indian Cuisine especially Uttar Pradesh Cuisine. Since Moong Dal is rich in Protein so this will serve the purpose for the most important meal of the day that is breakfast.

Dry Moong Dal, a marvellous creation to spice up your day. Dry Moong Dal is one dish that no matter how much the stomach might be full, you just can't stop yourself from having a bite. The relishing flavours, the appealing texture and the amazing aroma absolutely is just mouth-watering. The aroma which arises while cookingDry Moong Dal is just too tempting. This amazing recipe is provided by Neha Saurabh. Be it kids or adults, no one can get away from this delicious dish. How to make Dry Moong Dal is a question which arises in people's mind quite often. So, the answer to this question is the simple yet exotic recipe by of Dry Moong Dalby Neha Saurabh. This recipe can even be tried by beginners. A few secret ingredients in this recipe just makes it the way it is served in restaurants. Dry Moong Dal is just the appropriate recipe to serve as many as 3. The cooking time for this delicacy is not much. So, the next time you have a get together or a night party at home, don't forget to check and try out this recipe. It's that one delicacy that everyone's definitely going to love it!

Dry Moong Dal

Ingredients to make Dry Moong Dal

  • 1 Cup Yellow moong dal Dhuli
  • 3/4 Cup water + water to soak and wash
  • 2 tbsp clarified butter
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • A pinch of asafoetida
  • 1 tsp turmeric Powder
  • 1/4 tsp Red Chili Powder
  • salt to taste
  • 2 Green Chilies chopped
  • 2 tbsp fresh coriander leaves chopped
  • 1/4 Cup chopped onions
  • 1/4 Cup Chopped tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp Chaat masala

How to make Dry Moong Dal

  1. Wash the Dal 4-5 Times or till it gets clean
  2. Soak it in appropriate water for 30 minutes
  3. After 30 minutes Drain the water
  4. Heat a non stick flat bottom pan
  5. Add Clarified Butter
  6. Add Cumin seeds
  7. Add Asafoetida
  8. Add Turmeric Powder
  9. Add Red Pepper Powder
  10. Sauté them
  11. Now add Dal into it
  12. Add 3/4 cup water into it
  13. Add salt as per the taste
  14. Mix them with the spatula
  15. Put the gas on low flame
  16. Cover the pan with a lid
  17. Let it cook for another 5 minutes
  18. You can add more water if it’s not cooked with that quantity of water
  19. Stir it once in between
  20. When it’s get almost done add Choped Onions
  21. Add tomatoes into it
  22. Add Green Chilies into it
  23. Add chopped Coriander leaves
  24. Add Chat Masala
  25. Add Lemon juice into it and mix them well
  26. Switch off the gas
  27. Let it rest for another 2 more minutes
  28. Fluff it with the fork so that it will not mashed
  29. Transfer it into a serving bowl
  30. Dry Moong Dal is ready to eat now

My Tip:

Don’t add too much water because it may become too soft

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