Moong ki Sabji(green gram)
Moong ki sabji(whole green gram) is a healthy and delicious curry usually made for breakfast and parnas.
Category: Jain Food
TIME 30 minutes
YIELD 4 Servings
How to prepare?
Ingredients 1 cup green moong dal(whole green gram) A pinch of asafoetida(hing) ¼ tsp mustard seeds (rai) ½ tsp cumin seeds(jeera) ¼ tsp turmeric powder ½ tsp red chilli powder 1 tsp coriander powder 1 tsp amchur powder Salt to taste
Method Wash and soak moong dal in water 6-7 hours. In pressure cooker add soaked moong dal with enough water. Pressure cook for 3 whistles on medium flame. Cook till tender not mushy. Allow it to cool and drain excess water from it. Set aside. Heat the oil in a pan, add the mustard seeds, asafoetida(hing) and cumin seeds(jeera) and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds. Add the cooked moong, turmeric powder, coriander powder, chilli powder, amchur powder and salt. Mix well and cook on a medium flame for 5 minutes, while stirring occasionally. Serve hot with roti , Khakhra or puri.
Note: Do not overcook moong it might turn mushy. You can garnish with chopped coriander leaves.(optional)