MOONG DAL SUNDAL , GOLU PICTURES – NAVRATRI RECIPES
This is one of the easiest sundal recipes that can be made in minutes.There is no need of soaking and the dal gets cooked in no time. Only thing is dal should be cooked perfectly.It should not be over cooked. Yesterday we kept golu and we madesweet pongal & this sundal for first day neivedyam..Do try this easy sundal for navaratri.U’ll love it for sure..
Yellow moong dal – 1/2 cup
Salt & water – as needed
Coconut oil – 1.5 tbsp
Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp
Urad dal – 1 tsp
Red chilli – 1 no
Green chillies – 2 nos
Curry leaves – few
Asafetida/hing – 1/4 tsp
In a bowl , take the required quantity of water and add the moong dal , turmeric powder , salt .Let it cook in high flame for8-10 minutes.Stir in between to see the dal is cooked perfectly.Dal should break but not be mushy. It should be just blossomed..Remove and drain the excess water using a colander.
In a kadai , heat oil and temper mustard , urad dal , chillies , curry leaves and hing. Saute for a minute till dal turns golden brown.Now add the cooked moong dal and mix it gently.
Lastly just before switching off the flame , add the grated coconut.. Stir gently and switch off the flame.