CooQ : Recipe: Moth Dal

Moth Dal

North indian | Mains

133 calories/serving
25 mins
Punjabi style moth dal or matki dal is a delicious lentil curry made with the wholesome and delicious combination of moth dal, onions, tomatoes, green chillies and authentic spices. Loaded with proteins and clacium , this recipe is a comfort food for most North Indians and is best served with roti or steamed rice.
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Guru Recipes


1. Take cleaned washed moth dal, soaked in water for upto 7 to 8 hours or overnight.

2. Add dal, add water to cooker, salt, turmeric powder, baking soda. boil dal in cooker until a single whistle.

3. For masala, pour ghee in a pan. heat it, then add cumin seeds. reduce flame. add asafoetida, turmeric powder, coriander powder, green chili, ginger paste. slightly roast the spices.

4. Add tomato puree, followed by red chili powder. roast the masala till ghee separates from it.

5. Once masala is ready, add dal from cooker to it. add garam masala, green coriander and mix well. cover and cook the dal for 2 minutes.

6. Take out the yummy moth dal in a bowl. pour some ghee oer it and garnish with green coriander and ginger julienne. have an enjoyable meal. relish this dal with roti, naan or rice.

By Nishamadhulika