Monday, March 22, 2010

Green bean curry/ Moong dal curry

Ingredients:
2 cups Green garm lentils soaked overnight
1 big onion chopped
2 tomatoes chopped
2-3 green chilies chopped
1 inch of ginger paste
1 garlic clove paste
2 tbsp tomato paste
1 tsp sugar
salt to taste
Cilantro for garnish
2-3 cloves
small inch of cinnamon
3-4 peppercorns
1 cardamom
1 tsp cumin seeds
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp garam masala powder
1/2 coriender-cumin powder
1/4 red chili powder
Oil
Wash the soaked green gram and pressure cook with weight on it for one whistle.Let it cool and drain the excess water. Keep that water to add it in mixture.
In a large sauce pan, heat  2 tbsp of oil add cumin seeds, cardamom,cloves,peppercorns and cinnamon.when cumin seeds starts splutters add onions,green chilies and ginger-garlic paste saute until onion turns light golden.
Now, add turmeric, red chili, coriender-cumin and garam masala powders and saute it until the powders are mixed well. Add tomatoes, salt and sugar mix well and cover it. Let it cook for 4-5 mins or until the tomatoes are smashed. Now, add tomato paste and drained water(as per your requirement) mix well.
Add the cooked green gram lentils mix altogether and cook for 3-4 mins.Lastly, garnish it with chopped cilantro.
Serve with hot chapathi, rotis or rice.

16 comments:

Gulmohar said...

Love moong in any form and this looks like a perfect side dish for roti :-)

Sarah Naveen said...

LOve This curry..looks so delicious..

Pedhakka said...

Neatly presented!!!!

Padma said...

Nice clicks. Simple and delicious curry. Perfect with rice or roti's.

Sushma Mallya said...

Pics are really beautiful,looks very delicious...

Priya said...

Protein packed and nutritious curry..looks wholesome..

Jagruti said...

Healthy and delicious daal..

Cool Lassi(e) said...

Hey,
First time here. Came over from Priya's blog. The curry looks awesome. But what takes the prize is the Mango Shake in the previous post! I am a big Lassi/ Smoothie fan. Thats why I call myself Cool lassi(e). Lol.
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Rachana Kothari said...

Delicious Curry!!!!

panchpakwan said...

Very delicious curry..and healthy too

Sonia (Nasi Lemak Lover) said...

This look healthy and delicious !

Tina said...

Luv moong dal in any form..Looks great...

Aruna Manikandan said...

Curry looks healthy and delicious :-)
Nice clicks!!!!

Soma Pradhan said...

This is a nice recipe...Good one

Pavithra said...

First time here ..you have wonderful space with awesome recipes. Keep going.

Pavithra
www.dishesfrommykitchen.com

PS said...

I prepare this curry in a similar way, sounds delicious.. my first time here, you have a nice space..am a new blogger, do visit my blog

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