Traditional Flavour: Gujarati Khatta Moong Recipe

Traditional Flavour: Gujarati Khatta Moong Recipe

If you want a little twist in your traditional style cooked moong dal, try out this khatta moong, which is a very famous gujarathi dish. This is usually made during the festival of Navratri and can even be consumed during fasts.

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  • 1 cup whole moong dal
  • 1 cup sour curd
  • 3/4 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp ginger-green chilli paste
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric Powder
  • 1 tbsp besan
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1-2 curry leaves
  • Pinch of asafoetida
  • Salt to taste
  • Coriander (chopped)

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Soak the moong dal for 2-3 hours.

Drain and keep the water seperately  aside.

Add 1 1/2 cup of water and pulse in the cooker and let it cook till 2 whistles.

Let it cool down, then drain the dal water.

Mix yogurt, red chilli powder, turmeric powder and gram flour in a bowl and see there are no clots formed.

Heat the oil in the pan, add asafoetida, mustard.

Add ginger-green chili paste and fry until golden.

Add the boiled moong dal and fry for 2-3 minutes.

Mix well the gram flour in 1 cup of water and add it to the dal.

Cook for 8-10 minutes while stirring continuously.

Remove the gravy from the flame after it thickens.

Garnish with coriander and serve hot.

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