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Moong Dal Fry

Moong Dal Fry

Moong Dal Fry is :

gluten free , dairy free , lacto ovo vegetarian , vegan

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 20 minutes
Total time: 30 minutes
Yield: 2 Servings
Tags: Vegan
Health Score: 38 %


1/2 teaspoon

coriander powder
1/2 teaspoon

cumin seeds

curry leaves
1/2 cup

1/2 teaspoon

ginger paste

green chilies
1/2 teaspoon

mustard seeds
1 tablespoon

1/2 cup

1 teaspoon

red chili powder
2 servings

1/2 teaspoon

turmeric powder
1 - 1/2 cups



  1. Wash moong dal under running cold water till water runs clear.Take moong dal with 1 cup of water in pressure cooker. Close the lid, put the weight on and cook it for 2 whistles on medium heat.

  2. Let the pressure go down by itself, open the cover and it will look like this.

  3. Heat the oil in pan on medium heat. Once hot add mustard seeds, let them pop. Then add cumin seeds and let them sizzle.

  4. Add ginger paste and green chilies. Cook for 30 seconds.

  5. Add curry leaves and sauté for 30 seconds again.

  6. Add chopped onion and mix.

  7. Add salt to make the cooking process faster.

  8. Let them cook till light brown.

  9. Add turmeric powder, red chili powder and coriander powder.

  10. Mix well. And cook for a minutes.

  11. Add cooked dal and another 1 ½ cups of water. Adjust the water quantity as per your liking.

  12. Mix well.

  13. Let it come to a boil and let it simmer for 5 minutes.Moong dal fry is ready to serve.

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