Thursday, November 10, 2011

Moong Beans/ Cherupayar Masala


Ingredients
Moong beans/ Cheru payar: 1 cup
Onion: 2 medium
Ginger chopped: 1tbsp
Garlic chopped: 1tbsp
Tomato: 1
Green Chilli: 3
Curry leaves: few
Turmeric powder: ¾ tsp
Chilli powder: 1 tbsp
Coriander powder: 1tsp
Garam Masala: a pinch
Salt: needed
Coconut oil: 4tbsp
Method of Preparation
Soak Moong beans for 4-5 hours.
Cook moong beans by adding water and salt. Cook till done. Pressure cooking will make it faster.
Heat oil in a pan; add chopped onion, when it turns brown add chopped ginger and garlic.
Sauté for a minute and add chopped green chilli and tomato.
When tomato gets cooked, add curry leaves, turmeric powder, chilli powder, and coriander powder and garam masala.
Stir for a minute and add the cooked moong dal.
Mix well by stirring, if there is no gravy, u can add little water at this stage.
When it boils, simmer the flame and close with a lid. Stir frequently and let it be there for 10-15min
Switch off the flame and serve hot.

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13 comments:

MyKitchen Flavors-BonAppetit!. said...

mmmm Super Good Masala Dear.Will go well with Steamed Puttu.

ente pachakasala said...

yummy curry

Tina said...

Delicious masala..

vineetha said...

thanks for dropping by at my space,happy to follow u too.
yummy masala.

Reshmi Mahesh said...

Delicious curry...Thanks for visiting my space....

julie said...

yummmy n delicious!!!

aipi said...

Wholesome n nutritious!
USMasala

Amina said...

wow.. healthy and delicious..

Jayasri Ravi said...

wonderful masala, thanks for visiting me and for wonderful comments you have a lovely blog dear, A very healthy curry and nutritious too...

Kaveri said...

Delicious and protein packed curry...looks yum

Aruna Manikandan said...

Thx. for dropping by my space....
curry looks healthy and delicious..
happy to follow u :)

Priya said...

Super delicious masala,nutritious and inviting,thanks for sending Faseela..

Anonymous said...

hai priya
Ur recipes are interesting.Good work.Keep it up Especially a boost for those who are interested in cooking and an inspiration for others.
vatsala