Split Moong Dal


  • 1 cup split moong dal
  • 1 onion: julienned
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 3 red chillies
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp cumin powder


  • Boil the moong dal until it’s fully cooked, add salt to taste. A cup of dal, probably needs about 2 – 3 cups of water.
  • In a pan, add some oil. When hot, add the cumin seeds & red chillies broken
  • When cumin seeds begin to sputter, add the onions.
  • When the onions are brown, add the turmeric and cumin powder. Cook for less than 5 seconds
  • Add everything to the dal, and cook for another 4 – 5 minutes.

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