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Moong Dhuli

Yellow Split Moong Bean dish

Serving 6 persons

Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Cooking Time: 20 minutes



1 CupMoong Dhuli (Yellow)
1 TablespoonGinger Paste
1 TablespoonGreen Chilly Paste or to taste
2 MediumFresh Tomatoes
0.25 CupCooking Oil
2 TablespoonsTomato Paste

Dry Spices

1 TeaspoonWhole Cumin Seeds
1 TeaspoonCoriander Powder
1 TeaspoonGaram Masala
1 TeaspoonCumin Powder
1 TeaspoonTurmeric Powder (Haldi)
1 PinchHing Powder (Asafetida)
Salt to Taste


0.5 CupFinely Chopped Coriander leaves



  1. Wash the dal and boil it in a pan with 5 cups of water till it cooks nicely. You can also pressure cook it in a pressure cooker. You can add more water according to the consistency you want.

  2. In a frying pan heat oil and then add hing fry it for few seconds and then add cumin seeds. When starts crackling, add green chili paste, garlic paste and ginger paste. Keep Stirring the paste so it should not catch bottom of the pan and cook for 2-3 minutes at medium flame

  3. Now add dry spices one by one and add 1/4 cup of water and mix it well and cook for another 2-3 minutes at medium flame.

  4. Add tomato paste and cook it on medium flame when the oil starts separating from the paste Now pour it in the dal pan and mix it with the dal heat it for another minute and remove it from the flame.

  5. Now put in a bowl garnish it with coriander leaves. It can be served with pranthas, chapattis or with rice.

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