Lasooni Moong Dal
A delicious Lasooni Moong Dal recipe, Lasooni Moong Dal is a simple recipe which can be used for every day cooking. A blend of yellow moong dal flavored with tomato, onions, ginger and garlic. It is a simply delicious and very nutritious too, it is a best served with steamed rice!
Recipe type: Sabji & Curry
Cuisine: Indian
  • 1 Cup Yellow Split Moong Dal
  • ½ tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 Chopped Medium Sized Tomato
  • 2 Cloves
  • 1 Black Cardamom
  • 1 Chopped Medium Sized Onion
  • 5-6 Finely Minced Garlic Cloves
  • 1 tsp Ginger Paste
  • 4-5 Curry Leaves
  • 1 tsp Red Chili Powder
  • 2-3 Dry Mango Slices
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 2-3 Whole Dry Red Chili
  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • Pinch of Asafoetida/Hing
  • Salt
  • Chopped Coriander Leaves
  1. Presser cook the moong dal with chopped tomato, turmeric powder, cloves and cardamom till the dal is cooked, and then keep aside.
  2. Chop onion, garlic and keep aside.
  3. Heat the oil in a pan/vessel, add cumin seeds, curry leaves, minced garlic, whole dry red chili, pinch of hing and sauté till golden brown.
  4. Now add chopped onion, ginger paste, red chili powder and sauté again till onion golden brown.
  5. Add cooked dal, add required water, salt, dry mango slices and mix well, bring it to boil.
  6. Add chopped coriander leaves and mix well.
  7. Lasooni Moong Dal is ready serve with steamed rice, roti or paratha.
Recipe by Binjal's VEG Kitchen at