December 03, 2013

COCONUT MOONG DAL

Ingredients

Moong dal 1/2 cup
Coconut freshly grated 1 cup
Turmeric powder 1/2 tsp
Garlic cloves 3-4 nos.
Curry leaves
Mustard seeds 1 tsp
Cumin seeds 1 tsp
Red chilly 2 nos.
 
Method
  

  1. Take the moong dal & roast it dry without any oil till it is pink in colour. Keep aside to cool.
  2. Then cook the dal with salt and turmeric till it becomes soft & can be smashed.
  3. Meanwhile grind the coconut, garlic, cumin seeds together.
  4. Add the grinded mixture to it and cook for some time. Remove from heat and keep aside.
  5. Take a pan add on some oil & then to it the mustard seeds.
  6. Once it starts spluttering add the 2 red chillies & curry leaves to it & pour it into the dal mixture.
  7. Serve it with hot rice & papad.