Moong Dal Bhaji
A tasty bhaji, goes well with Rice / Rotis / Puttu / Kanji (Paejje / Rice porridge) !!!!
You will need
2 teaspoons oil
1 teaspoon mustard seeds
1/2 teaspoon cumin ( jeera ) seeds
2 green chillies, slit lengthwise
1/2 - inch piece ginger, finely chopped
6 spring curry leaves
1/2 teaspoon salt ( or to taste )
1 cup (100 g) moong dal (split yellow dal)
1 3/4 cup water
1/4 cup (3 tablespoons) grated coconut
Wash and clean moong dal and keep aside.
In a wide pan, heat oil.
Add mustard seeds. When they begin to crackle, add cumin ( jeera ) seeds, slit green chillies, chopped ginger and curry leaves. Saute for 3 - 4 minutes until fragrant.
Add 1 ¾ cups water, moong dal and salt to taste. Mix well.
Cover with a lid and cook on a low heat for 20 minutes or until the water almost dries up / moong dal softens and mixed with other ingredients.
Add grated coconut and gently mix well. Serve hot with Rotis / Rice / Puttu / Pagjje (kanji / rice porridge).