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Channa Moong Dal

Cuisine: Indian
Courses: Starters and appetizers
Serves: 1 people

Recipe Ingredients

1/2 cup 118mlGreen moong dal
1 tablespoon 15mlYellow channa dal
1 tablespoon 15mlGhee or oil
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlGaram masala
1 teaspoon 5mlRed chilli powder
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlHaldi - (turmeric) powder
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlDhania - (coriander seeds) powder
  Salt to taste
1/2   Lemon
1 tablespoon 15mlCoriander chopped
1/2   Ginger grated
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlCumin and mustard seeds
2 cups 474mlWater

Recipe Instructions

Wash both dal together add 1 cup water and a pinch of turmeric.

Pressure cook dal. (Approx.4 whistles will cook the dal).

Cool the cooker. Remove dal.

Mix all the spice powders in 1/2 cup water to make thin paste.

Put ghee in a pan and heat.

Add the cumin & coriander seeds. Once they splutter add ginger.

Add the paste of spice powders. Fry for a minute, add the dal.

Add remaining water and stir well. Bring to a boil.

Add lemon juice. Check and add salt if required.

Garnish with chopped coriander.

Serve hot with hot steamed rice.

Making time: 1/2 hour

Makes: 4 servings

Shelf life: Best hot and fresh

The Complete Asian Cookbook by Charmaine Solomon


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