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Moong dal fry/ Green Gram dal fry

Posted in : Uncategorized on by : nrdubey

Date – 22.1.2016

About Recipe

Moong dal fry is easy and flavorful recipe. Dals are very essential part of daily indian cooking. This dal you can have with rice or chapati. Try this delicious recipe of making moong dal fry.


For cooking dal

Moong dal/green gram dal – ½ cup

Water – 2 ½ cup

Turmeric powder – ½ tsp

Salt – as per taste

For frying dal

Onion – 1 medium (finely chopped)

Ginger-garlic – 1 tsp (crushed or paste)

Tomato – 1 medium (finely chopped)

Green chilly – 1or 2 (finely chopped)

Cumin/jeera – ½ tsp

Kasuri methi – ½ tsp

Hing/asafotida – a pinch

Ghee/butter/oil – 1 tbsp

Coriander leaves for garnishing


For cooking moong dal

Rinse moong dal 2-3 times.

Take moong dal in the pressure cooker add water, salt and turmeric powder.

Cook it 5-6 whistle or and one whistle keep moong dal in low flame for 5 mins.

When cooker settle down on its own stir moong dal once. Keep aside.

For frying moong dal

Heat ghee or butter or oil in a kadai.

Add cumin seeds, let creckle.

Add onion and green chilly, fry onion till light brown.

Add ginger-garlic, fry till raw smell goes off.

Add tomato, kasuri methi, hing and a pinch of salt (to cook tomato fast), fry tomato till they get mushy.

Add cooked daal (if needed add water ), bring it to boil.

Let it boil for a minute so dal will absorb all flavors.

After a minute add chopped coriander leaves and switch off the flame.

Moong dal fry is ready serve with chapati, rice or tandoori roties.


To make it more flavorful add garam masala.

If you like more spicy, add red chilly powder while cooking or add whole red chilly with onions.

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