Sep 13, 2013

Green Moong Tomato Curry

Green moong tomato curry is very simple, tasty and healthy curry that's goes well with paratha/roti/rice. This recipe is from my sweet mom who makes this curry in our dinner. It is rich in lots of Protein, Mineral and appreciable amount of Vitamin. Thanks mom for this quick version of dal we enjoyed a lot. 

Ingredients :

Green gram / Moong - 1 cup
Onion - 1
Tomato - 2, medium
Green chilli - 1
Ginger-garlic paste - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Red chilli powder - 1/2 tsp
Roasted cumin-coriander powder - 1 tsp
Garam masala - 1/2 tsp
Dry fenugreek leaves / Kasuri methi - 1 tsp
Cumin seeds
Oil - 1 tbsp
Salt to taste

Method :

Chop onion and tomato, set aside.

In a pressure cooker add greem gram dal and 4 cups of water, salt and pressure cook for 15 mins or until it gets cooked well.

Heat oil in a pan, add cumin seeds and let it splutter. Add chopped onion, saute for a minute. 

Add ginger-garlic paste and green chilli, saute till the raw smell goes off.

Then add chopped tomato and salt, saute till it turns mashy/pulpy. Now add turmeric powder, red chilli powder, roasted cumin-coriander powder, garam masala powder and stir till the raw smell leaves and oil comes out.

Finally add cooked green moong along with water and mix well with masala. If necessary then pour water and adjust the consistency according to your need. 

Sprinkle dry fenugreek leaves on it and cooked for another 2 minutes on low flame. Remove from flame.

Tangy and yummy Green Moong Tomato Curry is ready to serve with Paratha and salad ..........

Some more recipes sending Guru's "Vegan Special'13" event

Vegetable Dalia

Onion Uttapam 

Alu Kabli (Spicy Aloo Chaat)

Sending this to Cooking 4 all season's "Side Dish Mela", Gayatri's "Mom's Special"

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