Spring Onion Dal, Spring Onion Moong Dal. A very easy and simple dal made with spring onion.
Spring Onion Dal goes well with Chappathi and rice. Also, it is very easy to make. Spring onions improves bone density, maintains normal vision, lowers blood sugar levels, and reduces risk of cancer. Yellow Moong Dal helps in easy digestion and is very low in calories.
Preparation Time. 10 minutes
Cook Time. 15 minutes
Recipe Category. Curry
Serves. 3 persons
Yellow moong dal/pasiparuppu – 1 cup
Spring onion (chopped) – 1 bunch
Tomatoes (chopped) – 1 no.
Turmeric powder – 1/2 teaspoon
Oil/Ghee – 2 teaspoons
Mustard seeds/kadugu – 1/2 teaspoon
Urad dal/ulutham paruppu – 1/2 teaspoon
Channa dal/kadalai paruppu – 1/2 teaspoon
Cumin seeds/seeragam – 1 teaspoon
Red chillies – 2 to 4 nos. (as desired)
Note. The ingredients shown will vary with the original quantity.
1. In a pressure cooker, cook yellow moong dal using three cups of water until three whistles. You can also boil the moong dal in an open container for 20 minutes.2. Meantime, heat oil or Ghee in a frying pan. Add mustard seeds and when it starts to splutter, add urad dal, channa dal and cumin seeds. Add red chillies and chopped spring onions. Fry for 3 to 4 minutes. Now add chopped tomatoes and fry until tomatoes become soft.3. Then add a pinch of turmeric powder and fry for a minute. Add the boiled and mashed moong dal. Stir well and add desired quantity of water (say a glass of water). Mix well.4. Add curry leaves and then boil for 3 to 4 minutes. Stir well and serve.Now Spring Onion Kootu is ready! Serve with Chappathi and Rice.