Skinless green gram


Ingredients Required: –

  • Skinless green gram (moong dal) – 1 small cup
  • Cumin seeds – 1/2 tsp
  • Asafoetida – a pinch
  • Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp
  • Red chilly powder – 1/4 tsp
  • Dried coriander powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Garam Masala – 1/4 tsp
  • Salt – as per taste
  • Oil – 1/2 tbsp
  • Water – double quantity of gram
  • Desi ghee – 1 tbsp

Procedure: –

  • First of all, wash dal with plenty of water.
  • Take pressure cooker and add water and dal in it with turmeric powder and salt.
  • On low flame give 1 whistle and off the flame.
  • Now take, pan heat desi ghee in it and add cumin seeds and asafoetida.
  • Then, off the flame and add red chilly powder.
  • Open the pressure cooker and add dried coriander powder and garam masala and add the tempering of desi ghee and mix well.

moong ki dal

  • Now it’s ready… serve hot with chapatti.

Notes: –

  • In this, onion (1 medium sized, chopped) and tomato (1 large, chopped) can be used.
  • In the pan while add desi ghee add cumin seeds, asafoetida also saute onions til light brown.
  • Then, add tomatoes and cook till tomatoes turn little pulpy.
  • In this mixture add species like 
  • dried coriander powder (1 tsp), 
  • garam masala, 
  • increase little bit of salt quantity (as per taste)
  • As per taste increase amount of chilly.
  • Then, add in onion mixture and cook well for 5-6 minutes on low flame.
  • After this, transfer this mixture in pressure cooker and mix well.
  • Its ready… served hot with chapatti.


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