Green Moong Dal Kootu with Raw Banana Peel Recipe

Green Moong Dal Kootu is a delicious recipe made of an unusual blend of green moong and raw banana peel, that is cooked in a flavoursome South Indian masala. Serve it with some rasam rice and your meal is complete.

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Green Moong Dal Kootu with Raw Banana Peel Recipe
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Green Moong Dal Kootu with Raw Banana Peel Recipe is a very nutritious recipe that you must try at home.

Usually we discard the raw banana peel and eat only the pulp. The banana peel has good amount of soluble and insoluble fiber. It is also found to be rich in antioxidants. The recipe is made with a blend of green gram and raw banana peel which cooked along with south Indian masala.

Serve the Green Moong Dal Kootu with Raw Banana Peel along with steamed rice and Mango Rasam Recipe to make it a complete meal. 

If you are looking for more Dal Recipes here are some : 

  1. Panchmel Dal Recipe (Rajasthani Dal)
  2. Yellow Pumpkin Dal Recipe
  3. Green Moong Dal Makhani Recipe

Course: Lunch
Diet: Vegetarian
Equipments Used: Pressure Cooker
Prep in

30 M

Cooks in

25 M

Total in

55 M

Makes:

4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Green Moong Dal (Whole)
  • 1 Raw banana peel , chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • Salt , to taste
  • For the masala
  • 2 tablespoon Poppy seeds
  • 4 tablespoon Fresh coconut , grated
  • 1/4 cup Roasted Gram Dal (Pottukadalai)
  • 1 inch Cinnamon Stick (Dalchini)
  • 1 Green Chilli
  • 1 sprig Coriander (Dhania) Leaves
  • 1 inch Ginger , chopped
  • To temper
  • 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 1 sprig Curry leaves
  • 1 pinch Asafoetida (hing)
  • Cooking oil

How to make Green Moong Dal Kootu with Raw Banana Peel Recipe

  1. To begin making the Green Moong Dal Kootu with Raw Banana Peel, soak the green moong dal in water overnight and keep it ready.

  2. Pressure cook the moong dal with water, turmeric powder, salt for about 4 whistle and turn off the heat. 

  3. Allow the pressure to release naturally, open the cooker, drain off the excess water and set the moong dal. 

  4. Meanwhile peel the banana and chop them fine, soak them in cold water.

  5. In a mixer- jar combine the poppy seeds, coconut, fried gram, cinnamon stick, green chilli, coriander leave, ginger, and grind by adding some water into a smooth paste.

  6. Heat a sauce pan with oil. Add mustard seeds and allow it crackle.

  7. Add in curry leaves and allow it to crackle for few seconds and add a pinch of hing. Add chopped banana peel and saute for few seconds.

  8. Add the freshly ground masala paste cook till the raw smell of the masala goes away.

  9. Add in cooked green dal and check for salt. Serve hot.

  10. Serve the Green Moong Dal Kootu with Raw Banana Peel along with steamed rice and Mango Rasam Recipe to make it a complete meal.

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