Easiest Way to Make Delicious Shahi Moong Dal

Shahi Moong Dal.

Shahi Moong Dal You can cook Shahi Moong Dal using 19 ingredients and 6 steps. Here is how you cook that.

Ingredients of Shahi Moong Dal

  1. You need 1/2 cup of Split moong dal (green gram), soaked for 30 minutes.
  2. Prepare 1 tbsp. of Oil.
  3. Prepare 1 tsp. of Ghee.
  4. You need 1 tsp. of Cumin seeds.
  5. It’s 3 of Green cardamoms.
  6. It’s 4 of Cloves.
  7. Prepare 2 tsp. of Garlic, chopped.
  8. You need 1 of Onion, chopped.
  9. It’s 1/4 tsp. of Turmeric powder.
  10. You need As per taste of Salt.
  11. Prepare 2 of Green chilies, slit.
  12. You need 1/2 tsp. of Garam masala powder.
  13. You need 1/2 tsp. of Pepper powder.
  14. It’s 1/2 cup of Yoghurt, beaten.
  15. You need 1/2 cup of Milk.
  16. You need 2-3 tbsp. of Cream.
  17. You need pinch of Saffron soaked in milk/water.
  18. Prepare As required of Coriander leaves to garnish.
  19. Prepare Pinch of Red chilli flakes to garnish.

Shahi Moong Dal step by step

  1. Pressure cook the soaked moong dal in 1 cup water for 5-6 whistles. Mash well and keep aside..
  2. Heat oil in a pan and temper with 1/2 tsp. cumin seeds, cardamoms and cloves. After it stops spluttering, add half of the garlic and saute till it changes colour..
  3. Add the onion and turmeric powder and fry till light brown. Now add the boiled dal, yoghurt, milk, cream, salt, green chilies, pepper powder, 1/2 cup water and garam masala powder..
  4. Simmer on a medium flame for 4-5 minutes. Add the saffron and mix well. Remove from the flame..
  5. Heat ghee and temper with the remaining cumin seeds. Let it splutter and then add the remaining garlic..
  6. Saute till light brown. Pour this tempering on the prepared dal and garnish with coriander leaves and chilli flakes..