Sookhi Moong ki Dal


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Serve this tasty lentil dish, sookhi moong ki dal with hot Chapatis or Parathas and pickle for a simple yet very sumptuous meal. The moong dal is cooked with very little water and is spiced with garlic, ginger and garam masala.

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Sookhi Moong ki Dal recipe - How to make Sookhi Moong ki Dal

Preparation Time: 00:15   Cooking Time: 00:30   Total Time:    


  1. Wash the dal, till the water runs clear. soak in water for 3-4 hours. drain the water of the dal and put aside in a colander.
  2. Mix together the oil, cumin and the asafoetida. cook covered at hi for 2 minutes. mix in the ginger immediately and stir well.
  3. Add the dal, mix well and cook covered at hi for 1 minute. now mix in the coriander powder, salt, chilli powder and the turmeric powder.
  4. Add water, mix well and cook covered at 70% for 15 minutes, stirring after 6 minutes. serve garnished with green chillies, coriander and lemon wedges.

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This recipe was contributed by sonaprem on 13 Feb 2002

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