21 February, 2011

Green Moongdal methi curry


Green moongdal (pacha paur)-1/2cup
Methi leaves(venthaya keerai)-2 cups
Onion-1/2 cup chopped
Tomato-1/2 cup chopped
Green chilly or red chillies-2nos
Turmeric powder-1/2teaspoon
Salt-to taste

For seasoning:
Musturd seeds-1/2teaspoon
Curry leaves-10nos

  • Wash the dal in running water then Pressure cook the Green moong dal in 1 and 1/2 cup of water with turmeric power and 1/2spoon of oil.Keep it for 3whistle.
  • Let the pressure come down from the Pressure cooker.
  • Open the cooker and make a mix with a spoon i.e., make a mushy dal.
  • Now add onions,tomatos,methi leaves (vanthaya keerai), green chillies,garlic and salt in the cooker again close the lid and take a 3 whistle.
  • After pressure comes out from the cooker Gently open the lid and give a mix with spoon.
  • Now heat the oil for seasoning once oil gets hot add all seasoning Ingredients.
  • It's ready to serve with Rice or chapathi.


  • You can do this curry with split green moong also.
  • I like to add more jeera in all my cooking.
  • Can use green chilly instead of red.I used red chillies this time.

1 comment:

  1. Very Healthy Curry.. Today I prepared, it came very good.. the aroma was superb.. Liked a lot :)

    Thanks for the healthy recipe.. :)


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