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1 cup Green Moong Dal ( Whole Green Gram)
1/4 tsp Cumin seeds
1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
Pinch of Asafoetida
1 long chopped Green Chillies
1 tbsp ghee
Few Coriander leaves

  • Wash the dal 2 - 3 times in water. Then soak it for 1/2 hour in 3 cups of water.
  • Drain the water and pressure cook the dal in 3 cups of water, turmeric and salt for 6 -7 whistles. Once the steam escapes check the consistency. If the dal is still uncooked then add some more water and pressure cook for 1 -2 whistles. If the dal is all dried and then add warm water according to the desired flow.
  • For the tadka ,heat ghee in a pan and add hing and cumin seeds.
  • Once the seeds begin to sputter add the chopped green chillies and fry for a minute.
  • Add the mashed green moong dal to it and let it boil. Keep till 2-3 boils.
  • Garnish moong daal with coriander leaves and serve hot.