Indian Main Course Recipe | Green Moong Dal With Brinjal Curry

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Green moong dal curry is a healthy & nutritious main course recipe. This recipe is very easy  & simple to prepare contains a good amount of fiber as well as proteins.

Green Moong Dal With Brinjal Curry

Course: Lunch or Dinner side dish

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Servings: 4 people

Ingredients

250gm Whole green moong dal

2tbsp Whole Masoor dal (Optional)

3 Medium size brinjals (Chopped into cubes)

1 Medium size chopped onions

2 Chopped Green Chilies

1 large size chopped tomatoes

7-8 Curry leaves

1teaspoon Cumin seeds (jeera)

1tbsp Ginger garlic paste

1tbsp Turmeric powder

1/2 tbsp Red Chilli powder

1tbsp Garam masala powder

1tbsp Coriander powder

1tbsp Cumin powder

1tbsp Kasturi methi

2 tbsp Oil

Salt to taste

Instructions For Making Whole Green Moong Dal With Brinjal Curry(With Pictures)

  • Wash the Whole green moong dal and Whole masoor dal perfectly.
  • Take one bowl and soak this lentils/dal for at least 4-5 hrs.

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green moong dal

  • In a pressure cooker pour 2 glass of water. Add this soaked lentils/dal with 1tbsp of salt. Allow the Pressure cook for 2 whistles on a medium flame. Allow the pressure to remove naturally.

green moong dal

  • Take a deep hot pan and add 2 tbsp of oil. Add cumin seeds and curry leaves. Allow it to splutter.

green moong dal

  • After spluttering, add chopped onions and green chilies. Fry till it turns in to the golden brown. Then mix ginger garlic paste. You can stir-fry this until it disappears the raw aroma.

green moong dal

  • Cut the brinjals into pieces. Add brinjal pieces, turmeric powder, and chili powder into it. Stir-fry this mixture properly.

green moong dal

  • Add salt according to the taste. Cover it for 3 minutes in a slow flame.

green moong dal

  • Then add chopped tomatoes and allow it to cook for 2minute in a slow flame by covering the mixture. Now the tomatoes become mushy.

green moong dal

  • Shift boiled lentils/dal into it. Don’t remove the boiled water from lentils/dal. Shift boiled lentils/dal into the same pan with the boiled water.

green moong dal

  • Again Pour a ½ glass of warm water into it. Allow it to cook for 2 minutes in a slow flame by covering the mixture.
  • Add Cumin powder, Coriander powder, Garam masala and Kasturi methi. Mix all these ingredients very well.

green moong dal

  • Allow it for 1 minute in a slow flame without covering the lid. Now the gravy will appears thick.

green moong dal

  • Serve this whole green moong dal brinjal curry with hot rice or chapati.

green moong dal

 

Summary For Preparation

  • Wash the Whole green moong dal and Whole masoor dal perfectly.
  • Take one bowl and soak this lentils/dal for at least 4-5 hrs.
  • In a pressure cooker pour 2 glass of water. Add this soaked lentils/dal with 1tbsp of salt. Allow the Pressure cook for 2 whistles on a medium flame.
  • Take a deep hot pan and add 2 tbsp of oil. Add cumin seeds and curry leaves. Allow it to splutter.
  • After spluttering, add onions and green chilies. Fry till it turns into the golden brown. Then mix ginger garlic paste. You can stir-fry this until it disappears the raw aroma.
  • Cut the brinjals into pieces. Add brinjal pieces, turmeric powder, and chili powder into it. Stir-fry this mixture properly.
  • Add salt according to the taste. Cover it for 3 minutes in a slow flame.
  • Then add chopped tomatoes and allow it to cook for 2minute in a slow flame by covering the mixture.
  • Shift boiled lentils/dal into it. Don’t remove the boiled water from lentils/dal. Shift boiled lentils/dal into the same pan with the boiled water.
  • Again Pour a ½ glass of warm water into it. Allow it to cook for 2 minutes in a slow flame by covering the mixture.
  • Add Cumin powder, Coriander powder, Garam masala and Kasturi methi. Mix all these ingredients very well.
  • Allow it for 1 minute in a slow flame without covering the lid. Now the gravy will appears thick.
  • Serve this whole green moong dal brinjal curry with hot rice or chapati.

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green moong dal

green moong dal

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