Monday, June 11, 2012

Moong Dal Curry


Hello friends today I would like to introduce Moong dal Curry. This I learnt from Shwethna. She is from Mangalore. I like this curry of her. So thought of preparing . I made little changes according to me and tried it. It was really good. Raghu liked it a lot. This curry is good with both Chapathi and Rice.. Thanks to Sujeeth (Shwethna's Husband) for giving  Masala recipe.


  • Moong Dal - 1 cup (Soak it for an hour)
  • Curry Leaves - 4
  • Salt - To taste
  • Turmeric - A generous pinch
Ingredients to grind:
  • Coconut - 3 small pieces(Normal or dried)
  • Dhaniya seeds / Coriander seeds - 1 spoon
  • Jeera - 1/2 spoon
  • Mustard seeds - 1/4 spoon
  • Methi seeds - 3
  • Turmeric powder - A pinch
  • Red chillies / Chilly powder - 2 chilies or1/2 spoon
  • Tamarind juice - 1/2 spoon 


1. Take a pan. When it become hot add Coriander seeds, Jeera, Mustard seeds, Methi seeds fry it for a minute. Take a jar add fried Coriander seeds, Mustard seeds, Jeera, Methi seeds , Coconut, Red chilies or chilly power, Tamarind Juice and Turmeric powder. Grind it along with a cup of water.
2. Take a pan. Pour oil of 2 spoons. When it became hot add Jeera & Curry leaves. When it starts spluttering add Masala and cook until 5 mins. Add soaked Moong Dal and cook until Moong Dal cooked roughly for 12 mins.

3. Add little chilly powder and salt to taste.  And off the stove.



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