Moong Dal With Radish Greens Recipe
Moong Dal with Radish Greens Recipe is a quick and easy nutritious vegetable that you can make in a jiffy for a quick and easy weeknight dinner. Fresh radish leaves not only add crunch to the dal but also increase its iron quotient of this sabzi. Radish Greens are high in fibre and make an excellent ingredient to cook with when catering to a diabetic person in the family. Serve this Moong Dal with Radish Greens for dinner or lunch as it is an excellent accompaniment for salad.
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- 1 cup Yellow Moong Dal (Split)
- Mooli Ke Patte (Radish Greens) , a bunch, finely chopped
- Salt , to taste
- 3 cloves Garlic , finely chopped
- 1 inch Ginger , grated
- 1 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
- 1 teaspoon Red chilli powder
- 1 teaspoon Amchur (Dry Mango Powder)
- 2 tablespoons Cooking oil Ingredients for tempering
- 1 tablespoon Ghee
- 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
- 2 Dry red chillies
How to make Moong Dal With Radish Greens Recipe
To prepare the Moong Dal With Radish Greens recipe, begin by cleaning and washing the moong dal. Soak it in water for 10-15 minutes.
Meanwhile wash the radish greens well and chop them finely.
Next, in a pressure cooker heat a teaspoon of cooking oil over medium heat. Once oil is hot enough add the chopped garlic and grated ginger. Stir fry on low heat till garlic turns light brown in color.
Add the soaked moong dal along with turmeric powder, red chili powder, mango powder and 2 cups of water and stir to combine. Close the lid of the pressure cooker and let the moong dal cook over medium heat for 2 to 3 whistles. Turn off the heat. Allow the pressure to release naturally.
While the dal is cooking in the pressure cooker, in a pan heat a teaspoon of oil over medium heat. Add the chopped radish greens and cook until the greens are wilted and cooked through. Turn off the heat and keep aside.
Once the pressure has released, open the lid of the pressure cooker and gently mash the dal with the back of the spoon. This will help thicken the moong dal. Add the cooked radish greens and stir to combine. Check the salt and spice levels and adjust to suit your taste.
The last step is to temper the dal. In a tadka pan, heat some ghee on medium heat. When it is warm, add the cumin seeds. Once they crackle, add the red chilli, roast the chillies for a few seconds and turn off the heat.
Pour the tadka over the dal and stir to combine. Serve Moong Dal With Radish Greens hot along with phulkas, rice and salad.
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