Moong Dal Sultani

Moong Dal Sultani

Prep: 20 minutes

Cook: 15 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Dal and Kadhi

Type: Indian

Moong dal cooked with masoor dal and tempered with a flavourful tempering


  • Split skinless green grams (dhuli moong dal), boiled ½ cup
  • Split red lentils ½ cup
  • Oil 1 tbsp
  • Cumin seeds 1 tsp
  • Garlic, finely chopped 2 tsps
  • Medium onion, finely chopped 1
  • Green chillies, finely chopped 2
  • Salt to taste
  • Turmeric powder ½ tsp
  • Red chilli powder ½ tsp
  • Medium tomato, chopped 1
  • Fresh coriander leaves, chopped 1 tbsp


  • Heat oil in a deep non-stick pan, add cumin seeds, garlic, onion and green chillies and saute.
  • Add salt, turmeric powder and red chilli powder and mix and saute till onion turns golden.
  • Add tomato and mix and saute till tomato softens.
  • Add split green gram and split red lentils along with the water they were cooked in and mix well.
  • Add sufficient water to get the required consistency and let the mixture come to a boil.
  • Transfer into a serving bowl, garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with steamed rice.