Mooli Moong Dal ( Microwave Recipe)


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Mouth-watering and sumptuous, this Mooli Moong Dal combines radish whites and greens with moong dal, all of which is flavoured with a delectable masala paste.

This paste, made of a rich combination of ingredients, improves both the texture and the flavour of the Mooli Moong Dal, raising it to a class beyond ordinary dals.

This easy, Microwave -made accompaniment has a semi-solid consistency. If you wish to eat it later, you can add a little water before re-heating it to bring it back to the original consistency.

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Soaking time:  3 hours   Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 3 servings
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To Be Ground Into A Smooth Paste (using 2 Tbsp Water)
3 whole dry kashmiri red chillies , broken into pieces
1 tsp coriander (dhania) seeds
2 cloves (laung / lavang)
1 tsp poppy seeds (khus-khus)
2 tbsp freshly grated coconut
2 tbsp broken cashewnuts (kaju)

Other Ingredients
3/4 cup yellow moong dal (split yellow gram) , soaked for 3 hours and drained
3/4 cup finely chopped radish (mooli) whites and greens
1/2 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
salt to taste
1/4 cup finely chopped coriander (dhania)
2 tbsp ghee
1/2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
1 tsp finely chopped green chillies
1/2 tsp grated ginger (adrak)
  1. Combine the yellow moong dal, radish, turmeric powder, salt and 1 cup of water in a microwave-safe bowl, mix well and cover with a microwave safe lid and microwave on high for 10 minutes, while stirring in between after every 2 minutes.
  2. Add the prepared paste, coriander and ½ cup of water, mix well and microwave on high for 3 minutes, while stirring once in between.
  3. Put the ghee in another microwave-safe bowl and microwave on high for 30 seconds.
  4. Add the cumin seeds, green chillies and ginger, mix well and microwave on high for 1 minute.
  5. Add the tempering to the prepared dal, mix well and microwave on high for 2 minutes, while stirring once in between.
  6. Serve hot.

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Mooli Moong Dal ( Microwave Recipe)
 on 02 Dec 15 04:51 PM

Mooli Moong Dal, a unique combination of dal with mooli.. the mooli blends well giving a slight crunchy taste.. the coconut and the spice paste added to the dal.. makes the dal more aromatic and flavourful.. the dal is enjoyed best with plain steamed rice.