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.




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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