Mom’s Recipe # 2 – Basic Moong Dal
An easy, healthy recipe for a basic staple of North Indian meals – yellow lentils, flavoured with cumin and turmeric.
5 cups water
1/2 teaspoon turmeric
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
1 teaspoon ginger ( sliced or finely chopped )
1 green chili ( slit in half )
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon ghee
1/2 teaspoon whole cumin
1/2 teaspoon fenugreek seeds
1 dry whole red chili
1 bay leaf
Wash dal 3-4 times in water, until water is clear. Allow dal too soak in water for 10-15 minutes.
Place dal, turmeric, chili powder, ginger, green chili and salt with water in a saucepan and bring...
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