Whole Green Moong Dal with Carrot, Zucchini Salad & Rice
2 onions, roughly chopped
2 green chillies (more if you like it spicy)
4 garlic cloves, peeled
2 inch piece ginger, skin removed
½ cup water
6 large tomatoes, blended to a puree
1 tsp cumin seeds
¼ tsp turmeric powder
2 tsp salt
1 tsp chilli powder
2 tsp coriander powder
½ tsp garam masala powder
4 cups cooked whole green moong dal
3 cups water
1 carrot, grated
1 zucchini, grated
1 handful fresh coriander, roughly chopped
juice of half lemon
3 Cups cooked Brown Rice
Heat a large pot over high heat, add cumin seeds, when the seeds make a popping sound, add the onion paste. Saute for 2 minutes until it translucent in colour. Add the tomato puree, turmeric powder, salt, chilli powder, coriander and cumin and garam masala powders and saute well for 3 or 4 minutes.
Add the 4 cups of cooked whole green moong dal to the saucepan. Add 3 cups of water. Stir well. Reduce the heat to low and simmer for 10 minutes until the dal thickens.
For the salad:
Add the grated carrot, zucchini and coriander leaves to a bowl. Squeeze over the juice of half a lemon and mix well.
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