Moong Daal cooked with Spring Onions



Ingredients :
½ cup moong daal dry roasted for on slow flame for 5-7 minutes
2 full cups of water
Pinch of turmeric
Salt to taste
For Tadka:
2 tbsp oil
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
1 tsp cumin seeds
1 tomato chopped
4-5 bulbs of spring onion
1 cup of spring onion leaves chopped into 1 cm long pieces
1 tsp red chili powder
1 tsp coriander powder
5-6 garlic crushed
1 green chili broken into 2-3 pieces

Method to cook :
Cook moong daal with water , salt and turmeric on high flame till one whistle in a pressure cooker. Lower the flame and cook for another 5 minutes. Switch off the flame and allow pressure to drop. Open the lid and whisk briskly with an egg beater .
Heat oil in a pan. Add cumin seeds and allow to splutter. Add jira seeds.
Add green chilies and crushed garlic. Add onions and cook till onion turns brown.
Add chopped onion leaves and cook for 2-3 minutes more.
Add chopped tomatoes and cook till it leaves oil on the sides of pan.
Add red chili powder and coriander powder. Mix well.
Add this mixture to the pressure cook and boil daal for 2 minutes more.
Daal is ready to be served with roti/rice and curry.

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