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Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Mung Dal with Lemon Juice soup - divine

1/2 cup mung dal
2 cups of water
2 tablespoon of lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon of salt

For Seasoning:
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.


  1. Looks great.
    Will try it as soon as the weather emergency is gone and we can get to the store.