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Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Muga Dali-Piaja Patra Tarkari ( Moong dal-Spring Onion curry )

















Cooking Time Required: 10-15 mins
Cost of preparation: 15-20 rupees

Ingredients: Muga dali/moong dal ( 1 cup ), spring onions ( 200-250 gm ), dry red
chillis ( 2-3 nos.), pancha-phutana ( 1 tsp), garlic flakes ( 5-6 nos), turmeric (2-3 pinch ), salt to taste, any vegetable oil ( 3-4 tsp ) .

Preparation: Wash the spring onions and drain excess water. Cut into inch long pieces.

Dry roast the moong dal till it gives off a sweet fragrance.

Cooking: Wash and transfer the moong dal to a pressure cooker. Add salt, turmeric and 2 cups of water. Close the lid and cook for 2-3 whistles.

Remove from the stove and allow steam to escape. Lightly mash the dal.

Add the spring onions to the mashed dal and cook on medium flame for 4-5 mins.

Heat oil in a wok. Add the pancha phutana and broken red chillis. Crush the garlic
flakes lightly and add to the spluttering seeds. Fry for 10-20 secs.

Pour the contents of the wok over the dal and spring onions. Close the lid and simmer for 2 mins.

Serve hot with white rice/rotis.

Note: Reduce/increase the water content depending on whether you are planning to have it as a curry or dal.

8 comments:

  1. Delicious and yummy looking moong dal curry. Excellent preparation.

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  2. This is my favorite..YUMMY

    Aarthi
    http://yummytummy-aarthi.blogspot.com/

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  3. wow..such a tempting dish..mouthwatering..

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  4. Seriously cant take my eyes from ur irresistible click,super tempting curry..

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  5. Very tempting daal recipe ....I just want to know is pancha-phutana same as our panch phoran or is it have a different spice blend!

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  6. @ Sutapa: Pancha-phutana is the same as Panch phoran!!

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