Green Moong Dhal Pulao


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Green Moong Dhal Pulao recipe - How to make Green Moong Dhal Pulao



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1/4 cup moong dal (split green gram)
1 cup long grained rice (basmati)
1 medium sized onion
1 tomato
4 to 5 green chillies
1/4 cup grated coconut
1 " piece of ginger (adrak)
1 to 2 cloves of garlic (lehsun)
garam masala powder
salt to taste
oil and ghee for seasoning
mint leaves (phudina) for garnishing

  1. Soak green moong dhal atleast for 4hrs.
  2. Chop onions and tomatoes.
  3. Grind coconut, ginger, garlic, green chillies to a fine paste.
  4. Heat oil and ghee mixture in a pan, add onions,saute for few minutes till it turns translucent. then add tomatoes cook for few seconds.
  5. Add the grounded paste and garam masala powder and cook till oil seperates.
  6. Then add soaked moong dhal,stir the mixture.
  7. Add, washed basmati rice, saute the mixture till rice get coated with the masala.
  8. Transfer the above mixtue to pressure cooker, add 2 cups of water. cook for 10 mins.
  9. Garnish with freshly chopped mint leaves.

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This recipe was contributed by krithishyam on 27 Jul 2007

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