Mugni Dhal(Yellow Moong)
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Ingredients:1 cup mugni dhal (yellow moong- soaked for 3 hours),1 large onion (finely sliced),1 teaspoon ground green chillies,Fresh spring onion (chopped),Fresh dhania (coriander) (chopped),1 ¼ teaspoon salt,¼ teaspoon turmeric powder,1 teaspoon white pepper,1 teaspoon dhana jeeroo powder2 tablespoon oil
1. Soak dhal for 3 hours until dhal swells, rinse and drain. 2. Braise onion with oil, until translucent.3. Mix washed dhal with rest of ingredients.4. Add to pot, on medium heat, add 1 cup water and cook till it is soft, but retains shape.5. You need to add water a little at a time, keeping check not to add too much, as the dhal will turn mushy. Serve with roti.
INFO & TIPS
1. For more tangy flavour add 1-2 tomatoes liquidized and 1/2 tsp chilli powder/ cayenne pepper.
2. May add julienned green bell peppers to dhal as well for texture. Or even fried pattha slices with a dollop of plain yoghurt.
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