Saturday, September 6, 2014

MOONG DAL CABBAGE PORIYAL



Here is a simple and healthy recipe of moong dal and cabbage. It can be served as a side dish or even eaten as a snack / light lunch .. 

Ingredients:
Moong dal ...... 1/2 cup
Coconut ......... 3-4 tbsp (grated)
Cabbage ......... 1 cup (chopped)
Turmeric powder ... 1/4 tsp
Salt ............... to taste
Green chillies .... 1-2
Lime juice ......... 1-2 tbsps. (according to your taste)
Oil

For tempering:
Asafoetida...... a pinch
Mustard seeds ... 1 tsp
Urad dal ............. 1/2 tsp
Dry red chillies ... 1 -2
Curry leaves ....... a few
Oil

Method:

1. Wash and soak the moong dal for at least 1 hour. Heat a little oil in a pan and saute the moong dal. Just sprinkle a little water, salt and turmeric and cook dal on low flame taking care not to over cook. The grains have to remain separate.

2. Cut the cabbage and boil it in salt water only for half a minute. It has to remain crunchy. Drain and set aside.

3. Heat a little oil and add the tempering ingredients and green chillies. Add the cabbage and dal.. Squeeze lime juice and mix it.

Garnish with grated coconut and coriander leaves.
This can be served as a side dish or even just relished plain like a snack.



16 comments:

  1. Healthy and delicious poriyal.....

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  2. Simple and delicious poriyal...addition of moong dal gives a nice taste.

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    Hi shobha, first time I came across grated coconut as garnishing for dishes, we only use them for desserts. Also never knew that cabbage goes along very well with dhall

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  4. I have never tried this combo, moong and cabbage.. looks interesting and healthy too..

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  5. Delicious and healthy poriyal..

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  6. My favorite way of making cabbage... an time taster...

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  7. Wow ...What a good looking poriyal...Nice and healthy...

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  8. Healthy and delicious poriyal.....

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  9. That is such a great and wonderful combo, love it :)

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  10. I love the combination, looks very yummy! Thank you for sending it to Iftar Moments and Any One Can Cook :)

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  11. Shobha, this looks wonderful and easy. I love cabbage prepared all sorts of ways. It is lovely with moong dal.

    Thank you for your MLLA recipe!

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