Whole Green Moong Dal

Whole Green Moong Dal


  • 1 cup whole green moong dal
  • 1/2 cup onion chopped
  • 1/2 cup tomato chopped
  • 1/4 cup coriander leaves chopped
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp coriander seeds
  • 1 tsp garam masala powder
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 tbsp ghee
  • 1 tsp crushed ginger
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tbsp salt or as per taste
  • 1-2 cups water , use as required


Pressure cook the dal for 1-2 whistles.

Heat oil in a pan. Add cumin, coriander and bay leaf and let it crackle.

Add chopped onions and saute over medium heat for 4-5 mins or until onion turns brown.

Add chopped tomatoes and saute over medium heat for 4-5 mins until it turns mushy and oil starts to separate.

Add the pressure cooked dal and cook over high heat for 3-4 mins.

Add the garam masala powder, crushed ginger and red chilly powder, mix well and simmer for 10-15 mins.

Add the ghee and chopped coriander leaves, give a quick stir and take off the heat.


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