Green Gram Dal (Moong Dal)


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  • Green Gram (Moong Dal): 1 cup
  • Tomatoes: 2
  • Ginger: one ich piece
  • Coriander leaves: 2tbs
  • Salt: to taste
  • Turmeric powder: 1/2spoon
  • Chilli powder: 1 spoon
  • Garam masala powder: 1 spoon
  • Jaggery: 1 spoon


  • Soak the Dal for 4 hours.
  • Pressure cook the Dal in the pressure cooker.
  • Cut the tomatoes into small pieces.
  • Heat oil in a pan add jeera and then tomatoes.
  • Add turmeric, chilli powder, crushed ginger and salt. Add the boiled Dal.
  • Add garam masala powder and jaggery and some more salt if required.
  • Garish with coriander leaves.

Courtesy: Jaya’s Recipes

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  • One should be thinking about Perumal (Nama Smaranam) while cooking, and the purpose should be to offer the preparation to Him.
  • Once the food is prepared, it should be offered to Perumal first. While offering, one should make sure that the food is neither too hot nor cold. It should be offered with love and affection.
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