Sunday, 27 December 2009

Green Gram and Moth Beans Daal (Moong Sabut aur Moth)

Benefits of Pulses:
Pulses are rich in proteins and fiber.They are essential part of healthy diet. Pulses are low in fat, cholesterol, easy to digest and good for heart.

  • Green grams/ Moong sabut: 1/3 cup
  • Moth beans/ Matki/ Turkish Gram: 1/4 cup
  • Onion:1 (chopped)
  • Tomato: 1(chopped)
  • Cumin seeds: 1/2 tsp
  • Ginger: a small piece (chopped)
  • Green chilli: 1(chopped)
  • Salt: to taste
  • Turmeric pwd: 1/2 tsp
  • Oil: 1-2 tbsp

  1. Wash green grams(moong sabut) and moth beans properly and soak in ample water (~3 cups) for 10-15 mins.
  2. Pressure cook them with salt and water. Take 1-2 whistles on high flame and cook on low flame for 1/2 hour.
  3. Seasoning/ Tadka: 
    • Heat oil in pan. Add cumin seeds. Let them splutter.
    • Add chopped onions, ginger, green chilli. Cook on low flame till translucent. Add Tomatoes. 
    • Cook till done.
  4. Add the above seasoning/tadka to the pressure cooked daal.
  5. Again take 1-2 whistles on high flame. Switch off the gas.
  6. Ready to serve with chapati, nan or parantha.

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