Mooli Moong Dal ( Microwave Recipe)

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:     3Makes 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.

Nutrient values per serving
Energy280 cal
Protein11 g
Carbohydrates26 g
Fiber4.9 g
Fat14.7 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A239.1 mcg
Vitamin B10.2 mg
Vitamin B20.1 mg
Vitamin B31.2 mg
Vitamin C7.2 mg
Folic Acid29.4 mcg
Calcium18.8 mg
Iron46.9 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium447.8 mg
Potassium46.7 mg
Zinc0.3 mg

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