Moradabadi Daal ki chaat, Daal Moradabadi
Mordabadi Daal-A very popular street food of the city Moradabad .A very delicious and easy to make yellow lentil Daal served in the form of chaat/ snack
Servings: 6 person
- 1 cup Yellow Lentill/Dhuli Moong Daal
- 3 cup Water
- to taste Salt
- 1/4 tsp Turmeric/ haldi
- 2 tsp Ghee/ Clarified butter
- 1/4 tsp Asafoetida/ Hing
For The Topping
- 5 Whole red chilies
- 1.5 cup Tomato/ Tamatar chopped
- 3 Green Chilies/ Hari Mirch
- 3 tbsp Ginger/Adrak Juliennes
- 2.5 tbsp Lemon juice
- 1.5 tsp Red chili Powder/ Laal Mirch
- 1.5 tsp Roasted Cumin Powder/ Bhuna pisa Jeera
- 1 tsp Pink Salt/ Kala Namak
- 1/4 Cup Fresh Coriander/ Hara Dhaniya chopped
- 3 tbsp Butter/ Makkhan
- 1/4 cup Green Chutney
Wash and soak moong daal in enough water for 1/2 hour an then drain the water.
In the pressure cooker add the soaked daal ,hing, turmeric, salt and approx 2 cup water and pressure cook for 2-3 whistles on medium heat.
When the pressure releases,open and check the daal, it should be soft and mashed well else add some more water and pressure cook again for 1 whistle.
Now add some hot water to adjust the consistency , the daal should not be too thick,it should be like pakora batter ,(it tend to thicken after some time so do keep adding some hot water while simmering it)
Roast the whole red chilies in a pan with few drops of ghee or roast over direct flame and when it cool down ,crush and make a coarse powder and keep aside for topping
How To Serve-
For individual serving-Take a small and wide bowl or a betal leaf dona.
Pour a ladle full of hot daal in the bowl, add chopped tomato,chopped green chili,black salt,,chili powder,roasted jeera powder and the crushed roasted chili
Now add green chutney,lemon juice and the chopped fresh coriander and then add some butter and garnish with some ginger julienne's
Serve immediately and enjoy as a chaat/snack or have with some hot jalebi's or with any bread of your choice
You can also add some grated radish and small cubes of paneer as topping