Moong Dal Dalia Recipe

Moong dal and dalia is not only tasty but nutritious too. Moong dalia with dal should be made for children atleast once in a week. It is very good for children. When you are having an uneasy feeling in your stomach prepare Moong dal dalia and eat, it will make you feel better.

Ingredients for Moong Dal Dalia

  • Dalia - 1 cup
  • Ghee -  1 tsp
  • Ingredients for Moong dal:
  • Moong dal - 1 cup
  • Tomatoes - 2 to 3
  • Ginger - 1 inch long piece
  • Green chilli - 1
  • Ghee - 1-2 tbsp
  • Jeera(cumin) - ½ tsp
  • Heeng(asafoetida) - 1 to 2 pinch
  • Turmeric powder - ¼ tsp
  • Dhaniya(coriander) powder - 1 tsp
  • Red chilli powder - less than ¼ tsp
  • Salt - add to taste/1 tsp
  • Garam masala - less than ¼ tsp
  • Dhaniya(coriander) - 2 tbsp finely chopped

How to make Moong Dal Dalia

Wash dal. Put in a cooker with 2 cups of water and ½ tsp salt then place it on the gas. Boil dal till one whistle goes off.

Until pressure from the cooker escapes completely prepare the spices needed for dal. Wash tomatoes and chop into small pieces. Peel, wash and grate ginger. Now wash the chilli, break its stem and cut into small pieces.

To heat kadhai(pan) place it on the gas, put ghee and when it is heated add heeng and jeera.
When jeera turns light brown add turmeric powder, dhaniya powder, chopped tomatoes and spices, then mix well. Cover the kadhai for 2 minutes and let it cook until tomatoes become soft.
Now add red chilli powder and fry the spices till they start to separate from the ghee. Spices are fried and ready.

Open the cooker’s lid, dal is cooked. Put the spices into the cooked dal and mix. Depending on how thin you want the dal mix 1-2 cups of water. Also add the remaining salt then cover the dal.
After it comes to boil, cook the dal for 2 more minutes. Dal is prepared, turn off the gas. Add garam masala and green dhaniya to Moong dal and mix.

Moong dal is ready,pour it into a bowl.

How to cook Dalia for Moong dal dalia

Take out dalia on a plate and clean it.

Put ghee in the cooker and heat. Pour daliya into hot ghee and keep stirring with a spoon till it turns light brown. Fry it on a meduim flame.

Once dalia is fried turn off the gas.

Pour 3 cups of water to the fried dalia and mix, close the cooker’s lid. Turn on the gas again and allow dalia to cook till 1 whistle goes off. Turn off gas.

Wait till all pressure escapes from the cooker then open. Dalia is prepared so pour it into a bowl.

Serve Hot, mouth watering Moong dal and pearl shaped Moong dal dalia and enjoy.

Moong Dal Dalia Recipe



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