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Dry Moong Dal

This Dry moong dal recipe is perfect for you, it is easy to prepare, subtle in flavor, uses very minimum amount of spices. we have use turmeric powder, garam masala, black peppercorns, bay leaf, and some chili, which goes all well together.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4 people
Calories 328 kcal


  • 250 gm Moong Dal Split Soak it in water for Half Hour
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil Extra Virgin
  • ½ tsp Chili Powder
  • ½ tsp Turmeric Powder
  • ½ tsp Coriander Powder
  • ½ tsp Cumin Seeds
  • ½ tsp Garam Masala Powder
  • 8-10 no. Black Peppercorns  
  • 2-3 no. Clove
  • 2 no. Cardamom Black
  • 2-3 no. Bay Leaf
  • 1 tsp Salt Salt to taste
  • ½ tsp Ginger and Garlic Paste
  • 6 no. Green Chili  
  • 1 Small Onion
  • 2-3 no. Green Coriander For Garnishing


  • Pour Oil in a Pan and Heat it.
  • When it gets hot, add Cumin, Clove, Black Peppercorns, Green Chilli, Black Cardamom, Curry Leaf, Bay Leaf and roast it.
  • Finely cut the onion and put it in the pan and let it roast till it is brown.
  • Then put Salt, Red Chili Powder, Turmeric Powder, Coriander Powder and Stir.
  • When it all get fully roasted, then add the soaked Moong Dal with some water. Stir and cover it with lid and let it cook for 5 minutes on deep flame.
  • After 5 minutes when daal fully cooked and waterdried. Put finely cut green chilli and stir.
  • After that, all of the water is dried, add finely cut green chilli and stir. Now we are left with fully cooked dried moong dal
  • Garnish it with coriander leaf and pinch of garam masala.
Keyword Dry Moong Dal, Moong Dal