Yellow Moong Dal Recipe | South Indian Style

Moong Dal (yellow dal) is a healthy Indian comfort food prepared from yellow split lentil and many spices. It is rich in protein and a staple food in India and main source of protein for vegetarians. Serve it with rice and roti for healthy wholesome meal.

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How to make Moong Dal Recipe

Moong dal Recipe - This Moong Dal recipe is very easy to prepare and it take very less time. Everyone can prepare this and tastes very nice.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: South Indian
Servings: 4 people
Author: Papitha Ranganathan


Ingredients for Moong dal Recipe

  • Oil
  • 1 tbsp Coriander Powder
  • 1 cup Moong dal Soaked for 1 Hour
  • 1 chopped Tomato
  • 1 chopped Onion
  • 1/2 tsp Garam Masala Powder
  • 1/4 tbsp Red Chilli Powder
  • Salt to tastes
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 1 dry Red Chilli
  • few Curry Leaves


How to cook the recipe

  • Heat oil in a pan add onion , tomato and saute for few minutes and then add Red Chilli Powder, Turmeric Powder, garam masala powder ,Coriander Powder and stir it and then cook it for 2 minutes on medium flame and add Soaked moong dal and stir it and add Salt ,add 2 cups water and cover it with lid and cook for 30 minutes on medium to low flame.
  • Now take a pan add oil and Cumin seeds , dry red Chilli, Curry Leaves and slightly fry it and then turn off the flame and put it into Moong dal.
  • Moong dal is ready.

Papitha Ranganathan

I'm Papitha Ranganathan house wife and food blogger. I love to cook various cuisines in my kitchen which comes out so delicious. I would like to share my recipes here.

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