Friday, February 4, 2011

Moong Beans curry /Beans porial

   Beans are rich source of fiber. The yellow moong dhal cooks fast and relatively easy to digest. 

Serves up to 3-4 people
Preparation time: 30 minutes


4 cups of cut Beans
1 small cup of chopped onion
1 small cup of tomato
2 red chilli
1 tbsp of minced ginger
1/2 cup of yellow moong dhal
1 tbsp of coriander powder( freshly ground)
1/4 tsp of turmeric
6 curry leaves 
1 tsp of cumin seeds
2 tbsp of oil
salt as required


1.Soak moong dhal for 30 minutes in water. Add 1 tbsp of oil to the pan, add cumin seeds and curry leaves.
2.As the cumin sputters, add onion, broken red chillies and ginger.
3.Once the onion turns golden brown, add beans and saute for 10 minutes.Cook in medium flame.
3.Add another tbsp of oil, turmeric, coriander powder and salt. Saute till the beans is cooked.
4. Filter the water and add the soaked moong dhal. Close the lid for 10 minutes. 
5. Moong bean curry is ready. Serve with rice/ roti.

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