Dal Moong ~A healthy Breakfast
Author: Alka
Prep time: 10 mins
Cook time: 30 mins
Total time: 40 mins
Nutritious Moong beans and yellow Dal topped with boiled vegetables
  • Sabut Moong
  • 1½cups
  • Green chillies 2
  • Salt
  • Tejpatta(Bayleaf) 1
  • Turmeric powder ¼ tsp
  • Garam masala powder 1 tsp
  • Red chilly powder ½ tsp
  • Coriander powder 1 tsp
  • Ginger garlic paste(optional) 1 tsp
  • Amchoor powder 1 tsp
  • Oil 1+1 tsp(1 tsp for moong, and one for tempering )
For Garnish
  • Boiled, peeled and chopped Potato 1
  • Boiled, peeled and chopped Beetroot 1
  • Finely chopped onion, raw mango, Tomato 1 each
  • Coriander leaves
  • Tamarind chutney and Green chutney(Coriander and mint chutney), either or both 1 tsp per serving
  1. Pick, rinse several times and then soak moong for few hours
  2. In a pressure cooker, take 1 tsp of oil and add tejpatta, after a minute add ginger garlic paste(optional) and saute till the rawness of Ginger garlic paste is gone . I skipped this step :-)
  3. Add the soaked moong, salt and turmeric powder,chopped green chilllies and add water (should cover moong properly) If you have soaked moong for few hours, add less water or if you are cooking moong without soaking, add water tad more than double the quantity of moong
  4. Close the lid of cooker and wait till 2- 6 (depending upon the quality of moong and time of soaking) whistles
  5. Put off the burner and let the pressure in cooker subside
  6. Whisk the moong with wooden whisker (Mandiyaro )
  7. Now take one tsp of oil, and add coriander powder, red chilly powder , garam masala powder and let it sizzle for 2-3 seconds
  8. Add this tempering to the boiled moong, and add amchoor powder, mix properly and add some water if required
  9. Let it simmer for few minutes and adjust the seasoning if required
  10. Makhni Dal Recipe is givenhere
  11. For serving, take a bowl, add few spoons of moong, top it with some Dal , garnish it with chopped veggies and tamarind (and/or) green chutney and finally some chopped coriander leaves. Serve it with Rotis, phulkas orKoki
Recipe by Sindhi Rasoi |Sindhi Recipes at https://sindhirasoi.com/2009/04/dal-moong/