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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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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 468 Calories from Fat 87

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 10 g15.3%

Saturated Fat 5.1 g25.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 20.1 mg6.7%

Sodium 159.7 mg6.7%

Total Carbohydrates 71 g23.6%

Dietary Fiber 14.8 g59.3%

Sugars 4.2 g

Protein 27 g54.3%

Vitamin A 36.5% Vitamin C 89.6%

Calcium 25.7% Iron 30.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

1 Comment

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