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This recipe for MOONG DAAL SHORBA, by , is from Alka and Sachin's Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at We'll help you start your own personal cookbook! It's easy and fun. Click here to start your own cookbook!

Sarita Ruia


¾ cup yellow moong dal (split yellow gram)
½ cup masoor dal
½ cup finely chopped onions
½ cup chopped tomatoes
1 slit green chilli
1 tsp chilli powder
½ tsp chopped ginger (adrak)
½ tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
1 tsp garam masala
salt to taste
1 tsp oil
1 tbsp finely chopped garlic

For The Garnish sprig of coriander

1. Clean, wash and soak the yellow moong dal for 30 minutes. Drain.
2. Combine the dal, onions, tomatoes, green chilli, chilli powder, ginger, turmeric powder, garam masala, salt and 2 cups of water, mix well and pressure cook for 3 whistles.
3. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
4. Heat the oil in a deep kadhai, add the garlic and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
5. Add the cooked moong-dal mixture and 1 cup of water, mix well using a whisk and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
6. Add 1 more cup of water, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes, while stirring occasionally with help of a whisk. Finally discard the green chilli.
7. Serve hot garnished with a sprig of coriander.

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45 mins




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