Friday, April 11, 2008

Mooga Randai (Moong Curry)


1 cup sprouted moong
1 medium onion
2 to 3 cloves garlic
2 to 3 dried red chills ( you can alter as per your need of spice)
1/2 cup shredded coconut
2 teaspoons coriander seeds
1 teaspoon paprika powder
salt to taste
2 tablespoons oil
7 to 8 curry leaves
1 teaspoon mustard seeds
1 teaspoon cumin seeds

In a blender, add the coconut, roughly chopped onion, garlic, red chillies, coriander seeds and paprika powder and make a smooth paste of it.
In a kadhai add oil. When it gets hot, add the mustard seeds. When the mustard seeds stop spluttering, add the cumin and the curry leaves and in 5 to 10 seconds add the sprouted moong. add some water and cover and cook on medium flame for 10 to 15 minutes.
Then add the coconut mixture to the moong in the kadhai and mix well. add salt to taste. Bring this mixture to a boil and check if the moong has been cooked. If not, then cover and cook till the moong gets cooked through.
Serve this with hot steaming rice or chappatis.

1 comment:

Happy cook said...

Wiw winderful dish and beautiful picture

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