Moong bean (green gram) curry

It is a nutritious and tasty curry flavored with spices. The richness of coconut milk gives it a unique taste. The curry goes well with rice , roti, dosa , puttu etc

Preparation time : 10 minutes

Cooking time: 20 minutes

Ingredients :

  1. Moong bean – 1 cup
  2. onion – 1 small (chopped)
  3. tomato – 1/2 small (chopped)
  4. green chilly – 2 ( or according to your spice level)
  5. Red Chilly powder – 1/2 teaspoon
  6. coriander powder – 1/2 teaspoon
  7. turmeric powder – 1/4 teaspoon
  8. garam masala powder – 1/4 teaspoon
  9. fennel powder – 1/4 teaspoon
  10. coconut milk – 1/4 cup
  11. mustard seeds , curry leaves – to crackle
  12. salt, oil
  13. coriander leaves – to garnish

Method :
Step 1: In A pressure cooker, put moong bean ,onion, tomato ,green chilly, chilly powder, coriander powder , turmeric powder , garam masala powder , fennel powder ,salt and water. Pressure cook it for about 4-5 whistles.
Step 2: Open the cooker once the pressure settles down . Heat it, add coconut milk. Let it boil. Remove from heat.
Step 3: In a small pan,add oil. crackle mustard seeds . put curry leaves. pour this to the above gravy .
Step 4: Garnish with coriander leaves.

Serve hot with plain rice, puttu, dosa etc.

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Note:

Add some green leaves like Spinach or Amaranth leaves to make this curry richer in nutrition as well as taste.

Add cleaned and chopped leaves to the cooked green grams ( after step 1) cook for 5 minutes and continue with step 2.

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