If we were to ask a common question on how to cook Moong Dal Recipes, most people will respond by sharing how they either pressure-cook it or some sprout it and use it as a snack. There are probably only a handful who will be baking it. But baking is an extremely healthy form of cooking. So here is an easy Green Moong Dal recipe which not only helps you retain the nutrition but is also quick to put together, given how rushed many of us are for time. It is a great snack for children and also a very healthy option for adults. It works well for vegans too.
1 cup sprouted green moong dal
1 1/2 cups coconut milk, homemade
1/2 cup warm water
1/2 tomato, 1/4 onion, 2 garlic cloves, small piece of ginger – chop and grind well into a paste.
1 small piece of cinnamon
Salt as per your preference
2 tbsp Malvani masala , homemade
1 tbsp Grated coconut ( optional)
Put the coconut milk, sprouted green moong/gram dal and warm water into an oven-safe dish. Bake them in a pre-heated oven for 20 minutes, at 170-180 degrees Celsius. Take it out. Add the paste made with tomato, onion, garlic and ginger to it and mix well. Add the cinnamon, malvani masala and salt, and the grated coconut.
Put it back into the oven. Bake for another 40 minutes at the same temperature.
Take it out and serve hot Green Moong Dal recipe.
Simran is the editor of Kiddilicious. She enjoys bringing healthy and yummy recipes(and accompanying smiles) for kids. Her recipes are particularly suited to the lifestyle of busy, aspirational and consumerism-conscious millennial parents.