Khatta Moong ( Gujarati Recipe)


Khatta Moong ( Gujarati Recipe)

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The use of whole green gram or moong is very common in day-to-day Gujarati fare. Khatta moong is a lovely recipe that features cooked moong simmered with curds and spices. The use of curds bestows a unique, sumptuous feel to this recipe. Garlic-lovers can even add a little garlic paste to add a whole new dimension to this item.

Khatta Moong ( Gujarati Recipe) recipe - How to make Khatta Moong ( Gujarati Recipe)

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients
Method
    Method
  1. Wash and soak the whole moong in enough water for 2 to 3 hours. Drain.
  2. Add 1½ cups of water and pressure cook for 2 whistles.
  3. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid. Keep aside.
  4. Combine the sour curds, chilli powder, turmeric powder and besan in a bowl and mix well. Keep aside.
  5. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick kadhai and add the mustard seeds, curry leaves, asafoetida and ginger-green chilli paste and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  6. Add the cooked moong, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  7. Add the curds-besan mixture, salt and 1 cup of water, mix well and simmer for 3 to 4 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  8. Garnish with coriander and serve immediately with rice or roti.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy332 cal
Protein16.7 g
Carbohydrates37.3 g
Fiber10.2 g
Fat11.7 g
Cholesterol8 mg
Sodium28.3 mg
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Reviews

Khatta Moong ( Gujarati Recipe)
 on 25 Apr 19 02:02 PM
5

Very simple and delicious.Tasted good with phulkas as well as steamed rice.
Tarla Dalal
26 Apr 19 09:23 AM
   Hi Winnie, Glad you liked the recipe!Do try out more recipes and share your experience with us.Happy Cooking!
Edited after original posting.
Khatta Moong ( Gujarati Recipe)
 on 15 Apr 16 07:05 PM
5

Tarla Dalal
16 Apr 16 08:57 AM
   Hi Payal , we are delighted you loved the Khatta Moong recipe. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback. Happy Cooking.
Edited after original posting.
Khatta Moong ( Gujarati Recipe)
 on 03 Apr 16 05:02 PM
5

Tarla Dalal
04 Apr 16 11:15 AM
   Hi Avni , we are delighted you loved the Khatta Moong recipe. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback. Happy Cooking.
Khatta Moong ( Gujarati Recipe)
 on 20 Apr 14 08:20 PM
5

A simply delicious and a comforting dish... It can be enjoyed as is... or with hot phulkas or stem rice... this is one of those recipes that you can never say a no to....