Pallavi's Moong dal

July 29, 2020

Pallavi's Moong dal


  • Mung dal - 1.5 cup, washed and soaked for 30 mins

  • Silverbeet or kale - one small bunch, washed and finely chopped

  • Garlic -  3 cloves, cut in thin slices

  • Chilli - as per taste

  • Salt - per taste

  • Tempering ingredients - Mustard seeds (1 tspn), Turmeric powder (1 tspn), Olive Oil (1 tbsp).

1. In a deep pan, heat up olive oil. Add mustard seeds and let them pop. 
2. Add turmeric powder, chopped garlic and chilli and saute till garlic changes its colour 
3. Add the chopped silverbeet and saute till it wilts
4. Now add the washed and soaked mung dal and mix well. 
5. Add enough water to just cover the dal and put the lid on. Cook the dal on simmer for 15-20mins till the grains are soft.
6. Add more water to adjust the thickness and salt to taste. Bring it to the boil and let it boil for 5 more mins. 

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