Mung beans are rich in proteins . Mung beans are also a good source of dietary fiber. They also contain iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium and copper, and are a good source of folate.

Ingredients:-

* Mung Beans/ Pesalu – 1 cup
* Onions - 1 cup chopped
* Tomatoes – 2 medium sized pureed
* Mustard seeds – 1 tsp
* Ginger -Garlic Paste - 1tsp
* 6 Green Chillies paste
* Tamarind – a lime sized ball
* Coriander powder – 1 tsp
* Cumin seed powder – 1 tsp
* Turmeric powder – 1/2tsp
* Cumin seeds – 1 tsp
* Garam Masala powder – 1 tsp
* Red chilli powder – 1/4 tsp
* Asafoetida – a pinch
* Curry leaves – a sprig.
* Coriander leaves – for Garnishing
* Salt to taste
* sugar or jaggery - 1/2 tsp
* Oil – 1 tbsp



Method:-

Wash and Soak Mung Beans in water for 2 Hours.This reduces cooking time if you are cooking Directly.If you are using cooker then no need to soak.
Cook Mung Bean in cooker with 3 cupsof water till it is soft or upto 3 whistles.
Heat oil in a non stick pan.
Add Mustard seeds and Cumin seeds.Let them splutter well then add asafetida ,turmeric,curry leaves and onion.
Fry onions till translucent, then add ginger garlic paste.
Then add green chillies paste .Cook for 2 minutes.
Then add tomato puree. Cook for a 5 minutes.
Then add Coriander Powder,Cumin Powder,Garam Masala and red chilli powder.
Add cooked Mung bean to the mixture.
Add a cup of water
Add tamarind pulp ,sugar and salt ..Add more water if needed.
Allow it to boil for a few minutes with a lid on .
Garnish with chopped Coriander.
Serve with hot chapatti , pulkas, rotis or rice .

23 Comments:

  1. Happy cook said...
    We use dto have mung beans curry with puttu or chapathies and this just looks delish.
    Cham said...
    Mung beans curry is new and interesting!
    kothiyavunu said...
    That looks wonderful!!love it.
    Palidor said...
    This is a new type of curry to me. It looks delicious! Such lovely color. And I have an award for you, Sireesha!
    Priya said...
    Protein packed curry prefect with rotis..
    Raje said...
    love this one with roti a whoelsome meal!
    Vidhya said...
    wow.. this one is new.. I use moong dhal in salads only.. will try this one soon
    Gita said...
    Nice curry Sireesha...very different and looks delicious :)
    Tina said...
    Healthy snd delicious curry...
    kitchen queen said...
    the mung beans curry looks delicious and yum.
    Shama Nagarajan said...
    awesome recipe...
    RAKS KITCHEN said...
    Perfect for roti and steamed rice,good one!
    shanthi said...
    Nice different curry.
    Sailaja Damodaran said...
    perfect for roti......
    Abhilash said...
    I will say a small same pinch as I also prepared similar recipe. I used only beans to prepare the curry.

    your version looks good.
    Parita said...
    Delicious and healthy curry dear!
    my kitchen said...
    I love this curry,looks delicious
    Usha said...
    Healthy and delicious curry !
    Malar Gandhi said...
    Yes, I like this curry...very healthy.
    Home Cooked Oriya Food said...
    looks yum... is it same as mung dal ?
    jeyashrisuresh said...
    my all time fav.Easy to make and very healthy too.Love to have with rice.Very colourful
    SriLekha said...
    wow! that looks yummy!
    check out the oats series round up and i welcome u to join with us in the Variety Rice series going in my blog!
    Valarmathi said...
    Delicious one, looks yummy.

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