Apr 26, 2013

Pappu Koora | Spiced Moong dal

Moong dal cooked through perfection. A very light and healthy recipe  served with rice, chapathi or as a lentil soup.


1 cup Moong Dal
1/2 tsp Mustard seeds
1/2 tsp Cumin Seeds
 3 Green chilies, cut length wise
1 Tomato, diced
1 Green bell pepper, diced
1 small bunch of  Spinach, chopped
1 sprig of Curry leaves
1 tsp Grape seed oil | canola oil | vegetable oil


  • Cook moong dal with 3 cups of water in a pressure cooker

  • In a pan, heat oil, add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, green chilies and curry leaves. Saute for few seconds
  • Add tomatoes. Saute for a minute

  • Add Spinach and bell peppers. Saute for a minute

  • Add it to dal. Adjust salt as per taste. Simmer for 3- 5 minutes

  • Serve hot with rice, chapathi or as a soup

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