Dry Moong Dal

Makes

4 servings

Nutrition of Each Serving

  • 83 calories
  • 3g fat
  • 0mg cholesterol
  • 108mg sodium
  • 6mg potassium
  • 9g carbohydrate
    • 2g fiber
    • 0g sugar
  • 3g protein

Ingredients

  • 1 cup moong dal (yellow lentil)
  • 2 teaspoons canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 teaspoon garlic
  • 1½ teaspoon jalapeño
  • ¼ teaspoon turmeric
  • ⅓ teaspoon kosher salt

Equipment

  • medium sauce pan
  • spatula

Steps

Preparation

  • Rinse until water runs clear
    • 1 cup moong dal
  • Measure
    • 2 teaspoons canola oil
    • 1 teaspoon mustard seeds
    • 2 cups water
    • ¼ teaspoon turmeric
    • ⅓ teaspoon kosher salt
  • Mince
    • 1½ teaspoon jalapeño
    • 1 teaspoon garlic

Cook

  • Bring medium sauce pan to medium heat and add:
    • 2 teaspoons canola oil
    • 1 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • Once mustard seeds are popping and fully brown put the sauce pan on low. Then add:
    • 1 cup of moong dal
    • 2 cups water
    • 1 teaspoon garlic
    • 1½ teaspoon jalapeño
    • ¼ teaspoon turmeric
    • ⅓ teaspoon kosher salt
  • While stirring bring the medium sauce pan to a boil.
  • Boil for a few minutes then bring to a simmer. Constantly stir to avoid burning the moong dal. Taste to see if any additional flavor is needed.
    • Note: Add a teaspoon of water if the lentils are still hard.
  • ~15 minutes later once moong dal is soft and the dish has rice like consistency you can remove from heat.
    • Note: You may need to burn off any excess liquid.

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