2 cups of water
2 tablespoon of lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon of salt
2 tablespoon of clarified butter or oil
1 teaspoon of cumin seeds or jeera
1 tablespoon of fresh chopped ginger
1 tablespoon of fresh chopped green chili adjust to taste
1 small tomato chopped into cubes.
Wash and cook the mung dal in 2 cups of water for 15 to 20 minutes till the dal is cooked. When the dal is cooked turn the heat off add salt and lemon juice.
Season: Heat oil or clarified butter in a pan. When oil is hot add cumin seeds, when cumin seeds splutters add the chopped ginger, green chili, saute for a minute add tomato cover and cook till the tomato separates from the oil, takes about 5 minutes. Add the seasoning to the dal garnish with cilantro leaves.
Serve with rice or chapati. Serves 2
Mung dal is so tasty, smooth and creamy. This is a very easy recipe. It takes very little time to cook. After a hard days work there is nothing better than dinner with mung dal and chapati.