Monday, April 4, 2011

My experiments with Slow cooker series - Whole Moong Dal

Dal's cook very well in slow cooker, be it toovar,rajma,chole,chana dal or moong dal. This is a simple whole moong dal which we make quite often at home. Turned out well in slow cooker.

Whole Moong Dal
Ingredients :
1 Cup Whole moong Dal
1 Medium Onion
1 Tomato
1 Potato
1 1/2 Tbsp Oil
1 Tsp Ginger Garlic paste
1/2 Tsp Jeera powder
1 Tsp Red Chilli powder
1 Tsp Dhaniya Powder
1 Tsp Whoe Jeera
1 Bay leaf
a pich of Turmeric
Salt to taste
5 cups water
Cut onion , tomato and aloo into small pieces.
Take a  microwavable bowl. Add oil,bay leaf, whole jeera, Onion,ginger garlic paste, jeera powder,red chilli powder, dhaniya powder, turmeric and 1 Tbsp water. Mix well and microwave for 2 minutes. 

In the slow cooker add moong dal, microwaved mixture, aloo,tomato, water and salt. Stir well and cook on low for 8 hrs.
Serve hot with rice and roti.

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