Sprouted Moong Dal Recipe – Spicy Sprouted Lentil Curry

Sprouted moong (Green gram) dal is a popular, healthy and spicy lentil curry made across India in different ways depending on the region. It is made using spicy masala and is perfect for your week day lunch.  Green Moong Sprouts, Onion, Garlic, Ghee, Mustard seeds (Rai/ Kadugu), Cumin seeds (Jeera), Turmeric powder (Haldi), Asafoetida (hing), Maharashtrian Goda Masala, Red Chilli powder, Kokum (Malabar Tamarind), Jaggery, Groundnut powder, Water, Salt, Coriander (Dhania) Leaves   2 cups Green Moong Sprouts 1 Onion , finely chopped 3 cloves Garlic , crushed 1 tablespoon Ghee , or oil 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds (Rai/ Kadugu) 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera) 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi) 1/4 teaspoon Asafoetida (hing) 1/4 teaspoon Maharashtrian Goda Masala 1/4 teaspoon Red Chilli powder 2 Kokum (Malabar Tamarind) 1/2 teaspoon Jaggery , grated 2 teaspoon Groundnut powder 2 cups Water , or as required Salt , to taste Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , Chopped, for garnishing     10   15     To begin making the Sprouted Moong Dal Recipe, heat ghee/oil in a pressure cooker.Add the mustard seeds and the cumin seeds and once they crackle add the onion, garlic, asafoetida and saute it for 1-2 minutes till the onions turn translucent.After 1-2 minutes, add the turmeric powder, moong sprouts and sauté it for about a minute.Next add the masala, chilli powder and mix well. Add water and then add the kokum, jaggery, salt, peanut powder and stir well to combine.Cover it with the lid and cook it till the cooker releases 1 whistle or till the sprouts are well cooked. Adjust the consistency of water if required.Once the Sprouted Moong Dal  is done, garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve hot.Serve Sprouted Moong Dal Recipe with hot with phulkas or hot Steamed Rice with a dollop of ghee for lunch or dinner.