*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                     MUNG DAL WITH BLACK MUSTARD SEEDS
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Ethnic                           Vegetarian
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1       c            Yellow split mung beans
      1/4   ts           Turmeric
      1/2   ts           Grated fresh ginger
    1       t            Salt
    2       ts           Lemon juice
    3       tb           Ghee
      1/2   ts           Black mustard seeds
    1       ea           Green chilies, seeded &
                         -- shredded OR
                         -- 1/4 ts black pepper
    2       tb           Chopped coriander leaves
 
   Wash mung beans.  Place with turmeric & ginger in a
   large pot.  Add 4 cups water & bring to a boil,
   stirring often.  Reduce heat to medium & simmer,
   partially covered, for 30 minutes.  Turn off heat &
   beat with a wire whisk. When ready to serve, heat
   puree till piping hot.  Stir in the lemon juice & salt.
   
   Heat ghee over a high heat in small frying pan.  When
   very hot, carefully add the mustard seeds & fry till
   they start to turn grey.  When they stop sputtering,
   add the chili.  Stir rapidly for a monent & then turn
   off the heat.  Pour over the puree & fold in the
   chopped coriander.
   
   This dal is excellent with almost every vegetable.
   
   Julie Sahni, “Classic Indian Cooking”
  
 
 
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