Easy Moth dal sabji

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A simple moth dal sabji  that is easy to cook without much effort. The cooking method is very simple, fast and suitable for beginners too. This moth dal sabji is great for roti, poori and with a bowl of warm rice. I always like to eat these kinds of mild dals with roti for dinner and it is good for people of all ages. You don't have to grind any masalas and there is no need for any spice powders. You can do the same dal with whole green moong dal. If you are using whole green moong dal, soak the dal 5 hours and then pressure cook for uniform cooking. In this dish, I have added combination of two dals but you can use any one variety. Let's see how to prepare this Easy moth dal sabji with step by step photos.


A simple moth dal sabji  that is easy to cook without much effort. The cooking method is very simple, fast and suitable for beginners too. This moth dal sabji is great for roti, poori and with a bowl of warm rice. I always like to eat these kinds of mild dals with roti for dinner and it is good for people of all ages. You don't have to grind any masalas and there is no need for any spice powders. You can do the same dal with whole green moong dal. If you are using whole green moong dal, soak the dal 5 hours and then pressure cook for uniform cooking. In this dish, I have added combination of two dals but you can use any one variety. Let's see how to prepare this Easy moth dal sabji with step by step photos.


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Prep time : 15 minutes
Cook time : 12 minutes
Serves: 3
Category : Side dish
Author : Muthulakshmi Madhavakrishnan
Ingredients
  • 4 tbsp moth dal
  • 2 tbsp split moong dal
  • 1 onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 tomato
  • 2 green chillies
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp asafoetdia powder
  • 1 dried red chilly
  • few curry leaves
  • 1/4 tsp mustard
  • 1/4 tsp urid dal
  • 1 tsp oil 
  • salt to taste
Cooking Directions

1. Take a small pressure cooker or pan and add the moth dals and moong dals. Add water and soak them for 10 minutes.
2. Next, add the onions, tomatoes, green chillies. Mix them well and pressure cook for 3 to 5 whistles.
3. When the pressure releases open the cooker and add 1/2 cup of water and mix them well.
4. Heat oil in a pan and add the mustard, urid dal, cumins and broken red chillies. Allow them to crackle and add the curry leaves.
5. Now slowly add in the dal. Mix them well and add the required salt, asafoetdia powder and turmeric powder. Boil for 5 minutes and transfer it to the serving bowl. 


Easy moth dal sabji with step by step photos

1. Take a small pressure cooker or pan and add the moth dals and moong dals. Add water and soak them for 10 minutes.



2. Next, add the onions, tomatoes, green chillies. Mix them well and pressure cook for 3 to 5 whistles.



3. When the pressure releases open the cooker and add 1/2 cup of water and mix them well.



4. Heat oil in a pan and add the mustard, urid dal, cumins and broken red chillies. Allow them to crackle and add the curry leaves.



5. Now slowly add in the dal. Mix them well and add the required salt, asafoetdia powder and turmeric powder.




6. Boil for 5 minutes and transfer it to the serving bowl. (If you want you can add a tsp of ghee over the sabji and serve it hot).



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