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Chaneko Moong Ko Dal

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Split Green Gram – 250 gms, soaked for 1/2 hour, washed
Sal to Taste
Turmeric Powder – 1/2 tsp
Ginger – 1/2 inch piece, peeled, sliced
Green Cardamoms – 3
Cloves – 4
Ghee – 1 tbsp
Asafoetida – A Pinch
Cumin Seeds – 1/2 tsp
Garlic – 1 tsp, thinly sliced
Jimmu, Optional – 1/2 tsp

1. Heat 5 cups water and salt, turmeric powder, ginger, green cardamoms and cloves.
2. When the water boils, add the drained split green gram.
3. Cook till done. Remove and keep aside to cool.
4. Remove the ginger, cloves and green cardamoms.
5. Strain the mixture through a thick cloth, pushing with a ladle.
6. The strained mixture should be thick and smooth.
7. Heat the ghee, temper with asafoetida, cumin seeds and garlic.
8. When the garlic turns brown, add the jimmu.
9. Pour the mixture over the green gram and serve hot.

Sunita Karthik
Sunita Karthik
Sunitha Karthik is a food lover who loves experiment with food. She worked in BPO industry for several years before deciding to settle down with family. She is a self-taught cook who has learnt to cook by experimenting with ingredients and watching various cooking shows. Mother of two kids and supporting her husband's business, she still finds time to cook up a storm in the kitchen.

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