CooQ : Recipe: Mooli Moong Dal

Mooli Moong Dal

North indian | Mains

Moong dal
99 calories/serving
29 mins
Mooli Moong Dal is a popular side serve from the tradational Rajasthani cuisine. It is a fun and wholesome twist to the regular moong dal, giving it a sharp and pungest flavor.
Recipe by:
Tarla Dalal


1. Combine the radish, moong dal / split yellow gram, turmeric powder, salt and 2 cups of water in a pressure cooker, mix well and pressure cook for 3 whistles.

2. Allow the steam to escape before opening lid. keep aside.

3. Heat the ghee in a deep non-stick kadai, add the cumin seeds, bayleaf, cloves and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.

4. Add the green chillies, ginger, asafoetida, chilli powder, cooked radish-dal mixture and ½ cup water, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.

5. Add the coriander leaves and mix well. serve hot.


This recipe serves 4 people.

By Tarla Dalal