Spicy Yellow Moong Dal

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This Spicy Yellow Moong Dal is so tasty you will want to make it every day, and you can – because it is so simple and easy-to-make. Unlike traditional methods of making dal with a ghee-loaded tempering, this dal is made without any oil and yet tastes the same.

Moong Dal is a storehouse of nutrients like protein, iron and folic acid, so you can relish this dal without any guilt of putting on extra kilos and with the satisfaction of providing your body machinery with required nutrients.

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Spicy Yellow Moong Dal recipe - How to make Spicy Yellow Moong Dal

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:     Makes 4 servings
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  1. Clean, wash and soak the yellow moong dal in enough water in a deep bowl for 15 minutes. Drain and keep aside.
  2. Combine all the ingredients along with the yellow moong dal and 1½ cups of water in a pressure cooker, mix well and pressure cook for 2 whistles.
  3. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid and whisk well.
  4. Add ¼ cup of water, mix well and bring to boil.
  5. Serve hot.

Nutrient values per serving
Energy 72 kcal
Carbohydrate 12.6 gm
Invisible Fat 0.3 gm
Fibre 1.8 gm
Folic Acid 30.0 mcg
Iron 0.9 mg

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Roz ki Dal
 on 12 Oct 15 03:20 PM

I am just in love with the cooking style of this recipe... All the ingredients tossed in a pressure cooker and cooked to perfection and my accompaniment to fluffy rotis is ready to be served on the dinner table.
Roz ki Dal
 on 29 Aug 12 09:23 AM

Spicy moong dal makes a nice healthy zero oil dal. The moong dal has a nice soft mouth feel and there is a nice aroma of garlic.