Masoor Moong Dal

18 Jan



Split Red Lentils/ Masoor Dal 1 cup
Split Yellow Lentils/ Moong Dal 1/4 cup
Onion 1
Tomato 1
Green Chillies 2
Ginger Garlic Paste 2 tsps
Turmeric Powder a pinch
Salt to taste


Urad Dal 1 tsp
Cumin Seeds 1/2 tsp
Mustard Seeds 1/2 tsp
Broken Red Chillies 3
Curry Leaves 6
Oil 2 tbsps

Method of preparation:

Remove stems, wash and slit green chilies into two.
Peel and chop onion.
Wash and chop tomato.
Wash the dals thoroughly three times.
Simmer the dals with turmeric powder and salt in 6 cups of water for half an hour.
Alternatively, pressure cook the dals together in 3 cups of water.

Heat oil in a pan, add all talimpu ingredients in order.
When dal urad dal changes color, add green chilies, onion, tomato and ginger garlic paste.
When onion turns translucent and tomato is cooked, add this to above pot of cooked dals.
Mix thoroughly and serve.

Notes: Make sure dals are completely cooked.

5 Responses to “Masoor Moong Dal”

  1. Latha January 18, 2008 at 9:52 am #

    Thats looks like ultimate comfort food Raji! I have made masoor dal sepearately and pesara pappu separately – but never combined them – will surely give this a try soon!

  2. Deepa January 18, 2008 at 2:14 pm #

    Infact almost 2-3 times a week i make moog dhal at home …Its is a must at our place

  3. rashmi January 28, 2008 at 12:46 am #

    hi this recp is really very good my son loved it with hot rice n lots of ghee on that thnx for the recp

  4. rashmisunil June 10, 2008 at 1:39 am #

    hi its yummy tastes good with jira rice

  5. lakshmi Rallaplli June 15, 2008 at 3:46 am #

    I used to mix both the dals in eual ratio.But this ratio is tastier tahn thta. Can we eat it with Roti? What are other items with whci Masoor dal can be served

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