January 04, 2013

Spicy whole green moong Dal tarka


1.Whole green moong dal 1/2 cup soaked overnight
2. 1/4 th cup kidney beans soaked overnight
3.Chana dal 1/4 th cup soaked 1hr before boiling
4.Onion 1 large or 2 small chopped
5.Ginger garlic paste 1 tbsp
6.Tomatoes 2 chopped
7.Whole cumin 1 tsp
8.Turmeric pwd 1/2 tsp
9.Coriander pwd 1 tsp
10.Red chili pwd as per taste
12.Green chili chopped 1
13.Kasoori methi 2 tbsp
14.Vegetable oil 4 tbsp
15.Salt as per taste
16.Bay leaf 1
17.Chopped coriander leaves for garnishing 


Pressure cook all the dals for 30 mins and keep aside.Heat oil in a large pan and add cumin seeds, chopped green chilis & bay leaves.When cumin seed starts cracking add onion  and some salt and fry till onions are soften.Add ginger garlic paste and fry again.Add turmeric , red chili pwd, coriander pwd and fry it.Add chopped tomatoes and cover it to cook the tomatoes very well.When the tomatoes are well cooked open the cover and stir fry the masala till oil sepaates from masala.Add the boiled dal and kasoori methi and 1cup of water and bring the dal boil for 10 mins.After 10 mins serve in a bowl and garnish with chopped coriander and serve with hot roti or poori.

1>You can add some lemon juice and some chopped onions to the dal
2>If you want to make it non vegetarian then add egg bhurji or boiled & chopped boneless chicken to the dal while it is boiling.


  1. Green mung daal kothay pele??? kidney beans ta ki?

  2. green moong dal holo torka dal.r kidney beans rajma ke bole.