Saturday, March 25, 2017

Thova / Mangalore Styled Moong Dhal

I saw this recipe in Vijay TV couple of weeks ago and tried it out thrice
It is very simple and yet delicious

Ingredients
Part 1 - Pressure Cooker
  • Moong dhal - 1/2 cup
Part 2 - Seasoning
  • Ghee - 1 tablespoon
  • Mustard seeds - 1 teaspoon
  • Cumin seeds / Jeera - 3/4 teaspoon
  • Green chilly - 3 nos (slit)
  • Curry leaves - few
  • Ginger - small piece
  • Hing - 1/2 teaspoon
Part 3 - Others
  • Water - 1 cup
  • Salt - 3/4 teaspoon
Part 4 - Garnish
  • Coconut - 3 tablespoons
  • Coriander leaves - little
Method
Step 1 - Cooking Moong Dhal
  • Wash and soak moong dhal for 10 minutes
  • Add some more water and pressure cook for 4 whistles.Mash it well
Step 2 - Seasoning
  • Heat ghee in a kadai
  • Season with mustard, jeera, hing, ginger, green chillies and curry leaves
  • Add the cooked dhal and pour water
  • Put salt and let it boil

Step 3 - Garnish
  • Switch off the stove
  • Garnish with grated coconut and coriander leaves

Serve with Rotis or Parathas