Moongdal with Cauliflower/Vegetable and Lentil Curry


Cauliflower and dal curry is a delicious recipe.It’s main ingredients is cauliflower and moong dal/ lentil.It is very easy,tasty and also flavorful.With cauliflower you can also add tomatoes or green peas or potatoes.But I like this simple dal and cauliflower recipe.Let’s know how to cook moong dal with cauliflower.


Moongdal with Cauliflower/Vegetable and Lentil Curry

By November 13, 2015

Prep Time : 15 minutes. Cook Time : 10 minutes



At first, dry roast the moong dal for 2-3 minutes,then wash and soaked in water for 30 minutes. Then boil until 50% done. Keep aside.Cut the cauliflower into pieces and boil for one minute.Drain all water.Keep aside.


Heat two tablespoon oil in a medium karai or pan.Fry onion slices,then add ginger paste and saute' a little.Then pour the boiled cauliflower and dal.Saute' for 2 minutes.


Now,add all other ingredients-red chili powder,turmeric powder,coriander powder,cumin powder,garam masala powder and bay leaves.Saute' for 1 minute.


Then add one cup of water and green chilies.Cover it and cook for another 5 minutes or until tender on a medium high heat.Remove from heat and cover it.

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Heat ghee in another small pan,add onion slices,whole cinnamon and cardamon.Fry them until brown.Pour them into cooked dal and cauliflower.Finally sprinkle the roasted cumin powder over it.


Transfer to a serving dish immediately and serve hot with steamed rice or ruti or paratha.




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