Thursday, October 20, 2011

Moong Ki Dal مونگ کی دال

Moong Ki Dal

Moong Ki Dal is a very tasty dal dish, easy to cook and tangy.


  • Moong Dal  1 cup
  • Water 3 cup
  • Ginger crushed 1 teaspoon
  • Garlic crushed 1 teaspoon
  • Tomato chopped 1
  • Salt to taste
  • Red Chilli powder 1 teaspoon
  • Haldi 1/2 teaspoon
  • Green Chillies chopped 2 for garnish
  • Fresh Coriander leaves for garnish
  • Garlic Chopped/sliced 2 cloves for Tarka
  • Red Chilli whole 3 for Tarka
  • Cumin seed whole 1/2 teaspoon for Tarka
  • Onion chopped 1 for Tarka
  • Oil or Butter 1/2 cup for Tarka


  • Take water,  dal, ginger and garlic crushed, tomatoes and salt, chiili and haldi in a pan and cook on medium flame till dall is tender. Adjust cosistency of gravy according to your choce, thin or little thick. Dal is ready for applying Tarka (Tempering)
  • Now in a frying pan heat butter/oil add red chilli and garlic slices and fry  till garlic is golden then add cumin seed and onion , fry for few minutes then pour over prepared dal as a tarka. Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and chopped green chillies.
  • Delicious Moong Dal is ready. serve with chapati or boiled/fried rice and Achar.