Moong Dal Usal Recipe

Moong Dal Usal has a distinctive taste and aroma that can make your mouth water. Learn how to make/prepare Moong Dal Usal by following this easy recipe.
Moong Dal Usal Recipe
Preparation Time 5 Minutes
Cooking Time 25 Minutes
Difficulty Easy
Recipe Type Veg.
Serves 6
  • ½ cup Moong Dal, washed and drained
  • 1 tbsp Fresh or Frozen Coconut
  • 4 Green Chilies
  • ½ tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 1 pinch Asafoetida
  • ½ tsp Sugar
  • 5 Curry Leaves
  • 2 tsp Oil
  • Salt, to taste
How to make Moong Dal Usal:
  • Take a pan and pour oil in it. Heat it well.
  • Add mustard seeds and when they start to crackle, add curry leaves, green chilies and asafoetida. Fry for a minute.
  • Put moong dal in it and fry for 5 minutes.
  • Now, put 2 cups of water in it, along with salt, as per taste.
  • Put a lid over the pan and cook till the dal is tender.
  • Now, put sugar in it and mix well.
  • Garnish the prepared dal with coconut. Serve hot.