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moong daal chilka
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Green Moong Daal - Roz Ka Khana

Moong daal chilka waali Daal cooked in a simple pressure cooker way
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Lentil/Daal, Main Course
Cuisine: Uttar Pradesh Cuisine
Keyword: chilka wali moong daal, green moong daal, moong daal
Servings: 5 person


  • 1 cup yellow lentil with husk/ moong daal chilka
  • 1 Tomatoes / Tamatar chopped
  • 2 Green Chillies / Hari Mirch chopped
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder / Haldi Powder
  • 1.5 tbsp Ginger / Adrak chopped
  • 1 tsp Coriander Powder / Dhaniya Powder
  • To taste Salt / Namak
  • 2 tbsp Lemon Juice / Nimbu Ka Ras
  • 1/4 cup Fresh Coriander / Cilantro / Hara Dhaniya
  • 2 tbsp Clarified Butter / Desi Ghee
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds / Sabut Jeera
  • 1/4 tsp Asafoetida / Hing powder
  • 1/2 tsp Red Chilli powder / Laal mirch powder
  • 10 Curry Leaves / Kadi Patta
  • 3 Dried Red Chilli, Whole


  • Wash and soak lentil in enough water for about 20 minutes
  • Add the soaked lentil along with water (water -1 inch above the lentil level),add chopped tomato, green chili and turmeric and pressure cook for 2 whistles
  • Let the pressure cooker cool down and then add chopped ginger, salt, turmeric, coriander powder and about 3 cup water , 1/2 tsp sugar and cook on medium heat for 5 minutes
  • Heat ghee in a small pan and add cumin ,when cumin start crackling then add curry leaves and whole red chili and remove from the flame.
  • Add red chili powder and asafoetida and add the tempering in the simmering daal and mix.
  • Switch off the flame and add lemon juice and fresh coriander.
  • Serve hot with steamed rice and roti.