Soa Dal – Recipe for Split Moong Beans with Dill – 5 Dec 15


Today I would like to give you the recipe for a delicious and very healthy dish: Soa Dal. It is split moong beans with dill which gives a tasty alternative to your regular daily lentils!

Soa Dal – Split Moong Beans with Dill

A delicious alternative for regular lentil dishes! Enjoy the taste of dill in moong dal!

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1 cup split Moong Beans with Skin
3 cups Water
1/2 tsp Turmeric
200 g Dill
3 Tomatoes
1 tbsp Vegetable Oil
1/2 tsp Cumin
1/2 tsp Garam Masala
1 tsp Coriander

Salt according to taste

How to prepare Soa Dal

Take the split moong beans and wash them thoroughly. Place them with three cups of water into a pot, add turmeric and salt and bring it to a boil. Once it is boiling, you can reduce to medium heat and let it keep on boiling for the next twenty minutes.

In the meantime, you can wash the dill, take out the bigger stems and cut it into small pieces. Wash three tomatoes and cut them into small pieces.

Once the moong beans are soft, you can start preparing the tadka, the mix of spices. Heat up the oil in a pan. When it is hot, you can add cumin, garam masala and coriander into the pan and stir the spices to keep them from burning. When they have developed their aroma, add the tomatoes, stir while frying and make them soft. As soon as they are soft, you can add the dill into the tomatoes. Mix it well and let it get hot for the next two minutes.

Finally, add this mixture into your dal, mixing it all well with the moong beans. Done – you can serve it hot together with rice, bread or vegetables.


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