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Mung Dal with Black Mustard Seeds

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Category: Vegetarian

 Ingredients List

  • 1 c Yellow split mung beans
  • 1/4 ts Turmeric
  • 1/2 ts Grated fresh ginger
  • 1 ts Salt
  • 2 ts Lemon juice
  • 3 tb Ghee
  • 1/2 ts Black mustard seeds
  • 1 Green chilies, seeded &
  • -- shredded OR
  • -- 1/4 ts black pepper
  • 2 tb Chopped coriander leaves


Wash mung beans. Place with turmeric & ginger in a large pot. Add 4 cups
water & bring to a boil, stirring often. Reduce heat to medium & simmer,
partially covered, for 30 minutes. Turn off heat & beat with a wire whisk.
When ready to serve, heat puree till piping hot. Stir in the lemon juice &

Heat ghee over a high heat in small frying pan. When very hot, carefully
add the mustard seeds & fry till they start to turn grey. When they stop
sputtering, add the chili. Stir rapidly for a monent & then turn off the
heat. Pour over the puree & fold in the chopped coriander.

This dal is excellent with almost every vegetable.

Julie Sahni, "Classic Indian Cooking"

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