Sindhi Moong Dal Recipe
Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Sindhi
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Serves: 2
Sindhi Moong Dal Recipe: Yellow split lentil based soup recipe cooked with tomato puree in Sindhi style.
For Sindhi Moong dal
  • Yellow moong dal: 1 cup, soaked
  • Green chili:1 chili, chopped
  • Ginger: 1 tsp, chopped
  • Tomato puree: 1/3 cup
  • Turmeric powder:1/2 tsp
  • Coriander leaves:1/3 cup, chopped
  • Salt: to taste
For tadka
  • Oil:1 tbsp
  • Curry leaves:5 leaves
  • Cumin seeds:1 tsp
  • Asafoetida (hing):1/4 tsp
To make Sindhi moong dal
  1. Wash the yellow moong dal in running water and soak for about 20-25 min till the dal becomes soft.
  2. Chop the ginger and green chili. Make the puree of the tomatoes.
  3. Now in the vessel add soaked moong dal and water and cook for about 5 min then add the green chili, ginger, turmeric powder, salt to taste and cook for about 30 min till the daal is cooked well.
  4. Once the dal is cooked mash it with the hand blender. Mash till the dal is reduced in smooth puree and no grains are left.
  5. Then add tomato puree and coriander leaves and cook till the tomato puree blends well in the dal or let it cook for about 10 min.
  6. Now the dal is ready so lets prepare the tempering for the dal.
To temper Sindhi moong dal
  1. In a tadka pan heat the oil and add cumin seeds. Once the cumin seeds turns brown add the asafoetida and curry leaves.
  2. Now pour the tadka on the dal and mix it well.
  3. Add some coriander leaves on top for garnishing.
  4. Sindhi moong dal is ready. Serve it hot with chappati, phulka, rice etc.
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