Moong Dal Recipe


1/2 cup Moong Dal ( Green Gram)
1 small Onion chopped
1/4 tsp Mustard seeds
1/4 tsp Cumin seeds
1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
Pinch of Asafoetida
1 long chopped Green Chillies
1 tbsp Oil
2 Curry Leaves
Few Coriander leaves
  • Pressure cook moong ki dal for 2 whistles.
  • Mash it and add turmeric powder, hing and salt to it.
  • Add 1 cup water.
  • Heat oil in a pan and season it with mustard seed, cumin seeds, green chillies and curry leaves.
  • Add the chopped onions and fry for a minute.
  • Add the mashed moong dal to it and let it boil. Keep till 2-3 boils.
  • Garnish moong daal with coriander leaves and serve hot.


Arhar Dal Recipe

1 cup Split Red Lentil (Masoor Dal)
1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder (Haldi)
1 tsp Cumin Seed Powder (Jeera)
2 Green Chilli (Hari mirch)
2 Dry Red Chily (Saboot Lal Mirchi)
1 tsp chopped Ginger (Adrak)
2 Bay Leaf (Tej Patta)
10 gms Mixed Spices (onion seeds,fenugreek seeds,aniseeds,cuminseeds and mustard seeds) 2 tblsp Clarified Butter (Ghee)
1 tsp Sugar
Salt to taste
How to make arhar dal:
  • Wash the dal and cook the dal in a sauteuse with the turmeric, salt and the sugar over a medium flame.
  • Add half of the ginger to the dal along with the cumin powder.
  • When the dal is cooked and thick remove from the fire.
  • Heat the ghee in a pan and add the mixed spices,(a little of onion seeds, fenugreek seeds , aniseeds, cumin seeds and mustard seeds all mixed together).
  • When the mustard seeds crackle add the bay leaf, remaining chopped ginger , slit green chilliesand the broken red chillies. fry for 2 minutes and pour over the dal.mix thoroughly. serve hot.

Top Search Indian Recipe: