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Plain Moong Dal

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Ingredients
  Moong dal 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Garlic 9 Clove (45 gm), minced
  Turmeric powder 2 Teaspoon
  Chili powder 2 Teaspoon
  Cumin seeds 2 Teaspoon
  Asafoetida 1 Pinch
  Fresh coriander leaves 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped
  Ghee 2 Tablespoon
  Green chilies 6 (Whole Pieces)
  Lemons 1
  Salt To Taste
Directions

GETTING READY
1 Clean, sift and rinse the moong dal.
2 In a bowl, soak the dal in water overnight.

MAKING
3 In a pan, heat the ghee.
4 Add in asafoetida, garlic and cumin seeds and fry till brown.
5 Drain the dal well and add to the ghee mixture.
6 Stir well , frying till every grain is soaked in the ghee mixture.
7 Add in the whole green chilies.
8 Add haldi, salt and cook for 2-3 minutes.
9 Pour in enough water.
10 Place the dal vessel into a pressure cooker and cook for 15-20 minutes.

SERVING
11 Squeeze in some lemon juice and sprinkle coriander leaves .
12 Serve hot with chapatis or rice

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Side Dish
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Vegetable
Interest: 
Everyday
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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RHODA's picture
hello there, just wanna ask if all these ingredients are available also here in the Philippines?