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moong dal recipe | moong dal tadka | restaurant style yellow moong dal

easy moong dal recipe | moong dal tadka | restaurant style yellow moong dal
Course dal
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 Servings
Author HEBBARS KITCHEN

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 inch ginger finely chopped
  • ½ onion finely chopped
  • 1 green chilli slit
  • 1 to mato finely chopped
  • ¼ tsp turmeric / haldi
  • ½ tsp kashmiri red chilli powder / lal mirch powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ¾ cup moong dal
  • 3 cup water

for tempering / tadka:

  • 1 tbsp ghee / clarified butter
  • 1 tsp cumin / jeera
  • 4 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1 inch ginger julienne
  • 1 dried kashmiri red chilli
  • ¼ tsp kashmiri red chilli powder / lal mirch powder
  • ¼ tsp garam masala
  • pinch of hing / asafoetida
  • few curry leaves
  • 2 tbsp coriander leaves finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice

Instructions

  • firstly in a cooker heat 2 tbsp oil and saute ½ onion.
  • also saute 1 inch ginger and 1 green chilli.
  • additionally saute 1 tomato till it turns soft and mushy.
  • add in ¼ tsp turmeric, ½ tsp chilli powder, 1 tsp salt and saute.
  • now add ¾ cup washed moong-dal and 3 cup water.
  • mix well making sure everything is combined well.
  • cover and pressure cook on medium flame for 1-2 whistles.
  • open and check the dal once pressure is released. do not mash.
  • now prepare the tadka and pour the tempering over dal along with 2 tbsp coriander leaves and 1 tbsp lemon juice.
  • finally, mix the moong-dal tadka and serve with hot rice / roti.