Moong Usal

Lentils are high in fibre, and complex carbohydrates, while low in fat and calories. Their high protein content makes lentils a perfect option for those looking to boost their protein intake. They are naturally gluten-free, making them a delicious staple in a gluten-free kitchen. Their exceptionally low glycemic index (low GI) values and resistant starch content make them suitable for a diabetic diet.

This Recipe is free from :

 

☒Wheat

☒Peanuts

☒tree nuts

☒dairy

☒casein

☒soy

☒egg

☒sesame

☒fish

☒shellfish

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Ingredients

 

  1. Moong  - 1 cup - sprouted

  2. Onion finely chopped - 1

  3. Tomato - finely chopped  - 1

  4. Garlic - minced - 1 TSP

  5. Vegetable oil - 1 TBSP

  6. Mustard seeds - 1 TSP

  7. Cumin seeds - 1 TSP

  8. Hing powder - 1/4 Tsp

  9. Turmeric powder - 1 Tsp

  10. Red Chilli powder - 1 Tsp

  11. Goda Masala / Garam Masala / Kitchen king masala - 1 TBSP

  12. Jaggery - ¼ TSP

  13. Salt to taste.

  14. Cilantro - finely chopped for serving

Method

 

  1. Sprout the whole moong . 

  2. Heat a Pan on medium flame. Once hot add oil.

  3. Once the oil is hot add mustard seeds. Once they splutter , add the cumin seeds and hing powder.

  4. Add Onions and saute till they turn translucent.

  5. Add tomatoes and saute till they turn mushy.

  6.  Add turmeric powder , chilli powder, goda masala , salt to taste. Mix well and saute for another 2-3 minutes.

  7.   Add sprouted moong. Mix well.

  8. Add the jaggery and mix well.

  9.  Add water to adjust consistency. Cover and let it cook till moong gets cook.

  10.  Garnish with cilantro and serve hot with rice or roti.