Instant Moong


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A simple dal recipe for busy people, instant moong can be prepared within minutes without compromising on the taste. The garlic and chilli paste is fried and then added to boiled moong dal. Enjoy the spicy instant moong dal with steamed rice.

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Instant Moong recipe - How to make Instant Moong

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250 gms moong (whole green gram)
oil for cooking
1 tbsp cumin seeds (jeera)
2 tbsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
1 tbsp grated ginger (adrak)
6 to 7 green chillies , finely chopped
2 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
1 tsp chilli powder
salt to taste
  1. Clean, wash and soak the moong in enough water for about 2 hours. Keep aside.
  2. Combine the ginger, garlic, green chillies and cumin seeds and blend in a mixer into a smooth paste. Keep aside.
  3. Heat the oil in a pressure cooker adn add the prepared paste and saute till the paste turns golden brown in colour.
  4. Add the moong and double the water and mix well.
  5. Add the turmeric powder, red chilli powder and salt, mix well and pressure cook for 8 to 10 whistles.
  6. Serve hot.

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This recipe was contributed by kukreja on 22 Sep 2011

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