Split Moong Dal Recipe : Hesarubele gojju


Preparation time: 10 Minutes | Cook time: 25 Minutes


Split moong dal – 1 small glass

Turmeric powder – pinch

Water – 2 glass

Oil – ½ tbsp

Coriander leaves – ¼ cup

Salt to taste

For Tempering

Oil – 1 tbsp

Ghee – ½ tbsp

Mustard seeds – ½ tbsp.

Hing – pinch

Curry leaves – 8

Tomato – 1

Onion – 1

Green chilli – 1

Red chilli powder – 1 tbsp

Cinnamon powder – pinch

Clove powder – pinch


  • Wash Split moong dal twice and add it to a pressure cooker. Add 2 glass of water, turmeric powder, oil and cook for 2 whistles.
  • Once dal is cooked mash it completely and keep it aside.
  • Heat oil and ghee together in a pan. Add mustard seeds wait until it crackle then add curry leaves and hing. Saute for a second.
  • Add Finely chopped green chilli, onion. Fry until onion turns light brown.
  • Add finely chopped tomato, Coriander leaves, red chilli powder, cinnamon powder, clove powder and salt. Mix well. Cook until tomato becomes soft.
  • Add mashed dal and mix well. Cook for about 5 minutes. Add salt if needed. Takeout to a serving bowl.

Hot Split moong dal is ready to serve with Chapati or Rice.


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