|1 Cup Green Gram (Pachai Payiru)|
|1/4 Teaspoon Turmeric Powder|
|2 Teaspoon Ginger|
|a Pinch Asafoetida (Asafetida / Hing)|
|3, Slit Green Chilli|
|3, Chopped Tomato|
|1 Teaspoon Coriander Powder|
|1/2 Teaspoon Garam Masala|
|as Needed Salt|
|For Garnishing Coriander Leaves|
|2 Tablespoon Ghee (Clarified butter)|
|2 Teaspoon Ghee (Clarified butter)|
|1 Teaspoon Cumin Seeds|
|2 Red Chili|
Perfect to serve with roti chapati paratha or rice
No Onion No Garlic Sabut Moong Dal is an excellent protein rich dal which is a very healthy accompaniment for Roti / Naan or even plain steaming rice. This Sabut moong dal is a perfect dish for vrat (fasting) days when we have to exclude onion and garlic. For the regular days, we can very well use onion and garlic.
Whole Green Moong (Sabut Moong) has lots of nutritional benefits. They are an all natural plant based protein that are low in calories, low in fat, high in fiber and high in protein. Green Mung Beans can be eaten cooked or sprouted. When sprouted, they are a living food power packed with enzymes, antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. They are delicious as a salad when eaten sprouted, wholesome as a plant based protein in many dishes, and a pleasant addition to sauces, dips and any food in search of a nutritional boost.
Cooked Green Mung Beans are a hearty, comfort food that can be served as a soup, stew, main dish or dessert. We can sprout the green moong at home very easily. You can click on this link to see how we can sprout the green moong. We can use sprouted moong for this recipe to make this dish even more healthier.
Wash and soak dal in water for 3 hours
Pressure Cook Dal
After 3 hours, drain the water and add salt, turmeric powder, ginger and add 3 cups of fresh water and pressure cook for 3-4 whistles. Once pressure is fully released, take out the cooked dal and keep it aside
Heat ghee in a pan. Add hing, green chili and sauté for few seconds. The add the tomatoes to the pan. To the pan, then add, garam masala, coriander powder and salt and cook in medium flame till the tomatoes are soft and mushy
Once the tomatoes are cooked, add the cooked dal. Add 2 cups of water and adjust the consistency. Adjust the salt if necessary. Keep in flame for 2 minutes and switch off the flame.
Heat ghee in a pan. Add cumin seeds and allow it to sputter. Then add the red chili and switch off the flame. Add this tempering to the cooked Dal
Serve the delicious No Onion No Garlic Sabut Moong Dal with Roti / Naan / Rice and enjoy the healthy and protein packed food.