Sukhi (dry) Moong Daal

Sukhi (dry) Moong Daal


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About this recipe: This is a typical daal that Sindhi's have with puris! It brings back memories of my childhood days at my grandma's house!

SavitaJ Pennsylvania, United States

Serves: 3 

  • 1/2 cup yellow moong dal
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 oonion finely chopped
  • 1/2 tomatoe
  • 2 green chilis
  • 2 tsp vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 pinch heeng
  • 2 tsp amchoor
  • 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1 sprig coriander leaves
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • salt to taste

Prep:5min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Extra time:2min  ›  Ready in:17min 

  1. Boil the daal in 3 cups of water for 10 mins with turmeric powder and salt. Make sure you don't overcook it . You should be able to see seperate grains of daal otherwise your dish will be ruined! Drain excess water from the daal.
  2. While the daal is boiling, place oil in a pan and saute cumin seeds, heeng and red chillli powder for 2 mins.
  3. Place chopped onions(with lemon juice) and tomatoes on the boiled daal , throw the above mixture on it and garnish with green chillies, coriander leaves and amchoor and serve!

Other ideas

You can always add tari wale aloo when you are serving this dish with puri!

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- - - 05 May 2014

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