Mung dal with black mustard seeds
Mustard Indian Vegetarian Dals
Last updated 6/12/2012 1:02:24 AM. Recipe ID 25961. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Mung dal with black mustard seeds
Categories: Main dish, Indian, Vegetarian
Yield: 4 servings
1 c Yellow split mung beans
1/4 ts Turmeric
1/2 ts Grated fresh ginger
1 ts Salt
2 ts Lemon juice
3 tb Ghee
1/2 ts Black mustard seeds
1 ea Green chilies, seeded &
-- shredded OR
-- 1/4 ts black pepper
2 tb Chopped coriander leaves
Wash mung beans. Place with turmeric & ginger in a large pot. Add 4
cups water & bring to a boil, stirring often. Reduce heat to medium
& simmer, partially covered, for 30 minutes. Turn off heat & beat
with a wire whisk. When ready to serve, heat puree till piping hot.
Stir in the lemon juice & salt.
Heat ghee over a high heat in small frying pan. When very hot,
carefully add the mustard seeds & fry till they start to turn grey.
When they stop sputtering, add the chili. Stir rapidly for a monent
& then turn off the heat. Pour over the puree & fold in the chopped
This dal is excellent with almost every vegetable.
Julie Sahni, "Classic Indian Cooking"
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