04 February 2008

Sprouted Moong dal Usal

SPROUTED MOONG DAL USAL

1 cup sprouted Moong dal (pachchai payaru), 1 tsp jeera, 1/4 tsp hing, 1/2 cup chopped onions, 1 cup chopped tomatoes (2 medium size tomatoes chopped), 3-4 tbsp dry garlic chutney, 1/2 tsp haldi powder, 2 tbsp oil, salt to taste.


For Garnishing : 2 tbsp kothamalli thazhai, 3/4 cup chopped onions

Dry garlic chutney: 14-16 garlic cloves, peeled, 1/4 cup grated coconut (dried variety), 2 tbsp chilli powder, 1 tsp oil

Method for chutney

Heat oil in a pan, and saute the garlic, coconut for 3-4 minutes over a medium fire. Cool, combine all the ingredients in a mixie, and grind to a smooth paste. Use as required.

Main Usal. Method :

Heat oil and saute the chopped onions till golden brown. Add chopped tomatoes and continue. Add the garlic chutney. When it turns golden color, add water and the sprouted moong dal. Add haldi powder, hing, jeera, and salt. Bring to a boil. Continue cooking for 8-10 minutes in a medium to low fire. Turn off the fire, and garnish with kothamalli, and a little chopped onions. Serve hot with chappati, dosai etc.

(the sprouted moong dal maybe pre-cooked in water for 10-12 minutes before adding)

NOTE:- By sprouting, Vitamins A and B groups and C are formed. Moong is very rich in proteins, complex carbohydrates, and Iron.




Rajappa
04 Feb 2008
11:45 AM

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