mugachi usal recipe | sprouted moong dal curry | spicy moong sprout sabzi

mugachi usal recipe | sprouted moong dal curry | spicy moong sprout sabzi with detailed photo and video recipe. perhaps one of the healthy and spiciest curry recipes made with moong sprout and blend of spices in an onion and tomato-based gravy. it is typically made in western india, particularly in marathi cuisine and is known for its unique spice mix usage of goda masala which is a far cousin of garam masala. it is an ideal curry recipe which can be served with choice of indian flatbread but can also be served with steamed rice and jeera rice.
mugachi usal recipemugachi usal recipe | sprouted moong dal curry | spicy moong sprout sabzi with step by step photo and video recipe. marathi cuisine is known for its spicy and flavoured recipes which are known for its colour and thin consistency. these are generally made with a special blend of spices known as goda masala which is less spicy but more of flavoured combination. one such simple and easy marathi cuisine based recipe is mugachi usal recipe known for its spice and flavour.

well, i have posted quite a few sprouts related recipes but this recipe of sprouted moong dal curry is very unique. it is unique because of the use of goda masala which gives a fantastic taste and fragrance to the curry. my other sprouts curry recipe is based out of garam masala or mixture of spices which makes it more of spicy and less flavoured. well, to be honest, some prefer their curries with garam masala and it is perfectly alright. my personal choice is with goda masala as it adds different flavour and fragrance to the curry. moreover, it is a pleasant change to the monotonous curry which are typically based out of garam masala or small set of spices.

sprouted moong dal curry

anyway, i would like to add some more tips, suggestions and variations to mugachi usal recipe. firstly, i would heavily recommend preparing moong sprouts at home to prepare this curry. it is always better to have homemade food rather than buying at stores. you may need to plan it and typically it takes about 24-48 hours depending upon the weather. secondly, i would heavily recommend preparing this curry with lots of gravy in it. you may make it dry variant too, but sprouts curry always tastes good with gravy. lastly, you can try the same recipe other beans sprout. just follow the same steps and procedures and you may have to take extra care while sauteing it.

finally, i would request you to check my other curry recipes collection with this post of mugachi usal recipe. it mainly includes my other related recipes like shimla mirch besan sabji, malai kofta, chana masala, reshmi paneer, dosa kurma, lauki ki sabji, bendekai gojju, aloo bhindi, kaju paneer masala, white kurma. further to these i would like to highlight my other recipes categories like,

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mugachi usal recipe | sprouted moong dal curry | spicy moong sprout sabzi

5 from 1 vote
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4 Servings
AUTHOR: Hebbars Kitchen
Course: curry
Cuisine: maharashtra
Keyword: mugachi usal recipe
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easy mugachi usal recipe | sprouted moong dal curry | spicy moong sprout sabzi

Ingredients

for masala paste:

  • 2 tbsp oil
  • ½ onion, sliced
  • 3 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 inch ginger, chopped
  • 2 tbsp dry coconut, sliced
  • ¼ cup water

for curry:

  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp mustard
  • 1 tsp cumin / jeera
  • pinch hing / asafoetida
  • few curry leaves
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • ½ tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp kashmiri chilli powder
  • 1 tsp goda masala
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tomato, finely chopped
  • 2 cup moong sprouts
  • 3 cup water
  • 2 tbsp coriander, finely chopped

Instructions

  • firstly, in a pan heat 2 tbsp oil and add ½ onion, 3 clove garlic and 1 inch ginger.
  • saute on medium flame until it changes colour slightly.
  • now add 2 tbsp dry coconut and saute until it turns golden brown.
  • cool completely and transfer to a blender.
  • blend to smooth paste adding ¼ cup water. keep aside.
  • in a large kadai heat 2 tbsp oil and splutter 1 tsp mustard, 1 tsp cumin, pinch hing, few curry leaves.
  • add 1 onion and saute until it changes colour slightly.
  • further keeping the flame on low, add ½ tsp turmeric, 1 tsp chilli powder, 1 tsp goda masala and 1 tsp salt.
  • saute on low flame until it turns aromatic.
  • now add 1 tomato and saute until it turns soft and mushy.
  • further, add 2 cup moong sprouts and mix well.
  • now add 3 cup water and mix well adjusting consistency as required.
  • cover and simmer for 10 minutes or until moong sprouts are cooked well.
  • finally, add 2 tbsp coriander and enjoy mugachi usal with roti or rice.
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how to make mugachi usal with step by step photo:

  1. firstly, in a pan heat 2 tbsp oil and add ½ onion, 3 clove garlic and 1 inch ginger.
  2. saute on medium flame until it changes colour slightly.
  3. now add 2 tbsp dry coconut and saute until it turns golden brown.
  4. cool completely and transfer to a blender.
  5. blend to smooth paste adding ¼ cup water. keep aside.
  6. in a large kadai heat 2 tbsp oil and splutter 1 tsp mustard, 1 tsp cumin, pinch hing, few curry leaves.
  7. add 1 onion and saute until it changes colour slightly.
  8. further keeping the flame on low, add ½ tsp turmeric, 1 tsp chilli powder, 1 tsp goda masala and 1 tsp salt.
  9. saute on low flame until it turns aromatic.
  10. now add 1 tomato and saute until it turns soft and mushy.
  11. add in prepared onion coconut masala paste and mix well.
  12. continue to cook for 10 minutes or until masala paste is cooked well.
  13. further, add 2 cup moong sprouts and mix well.
  14. now add 3 cup water and mix well adjusting consistency as required. cover and simmer for 10 minutes or until moong sprouts are cooked well.
  15. finally, add 2 tbsp coriander and enjoy mugachi usal with roti or rice.
    sprouted moong dal curry

notes:

  • firstly, make sure to adjust the consistency of curry as required.
  • also, if you do not have goda masala, then replace it with garam masala.
  • additionally, simmer and cook on low flame to absorb flavours.
  • finally, mugachi usal recipe tastes great when prepared slightly spicy.
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