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green moong chilka dal
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5 from 2 votes

chilke wali moong dal recipe

Split green lentil is a protein rich dal which tastes best with some fried poppadums and rice.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Soaking time30 mins
Course: Curries and Lentils
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: chilka dal recipe, chilka moong, chilka mung dal, chilke wali mung dal, moong chilka recipe, moong daal chilka, moong dal recipe, mung dal chilka, split moong dal recipe
Servings: 3 people


  • pressure cooker
  • chopper optional


  • ½ cup split green lentils soaked for 30 mins
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 onion small
  • 2 tomatoes medium
  • 2 tbsp. oil



  • In a pressure cooker, heat oil and add cumin seeds. Let it splutter. Add the ginger, chopped chilly and mix well
  • Now add the chopped onions. Let it cook until onions are pink.
  • Add the chopped tomatoes and salt. Cook until they soften.
  • Add the spices and let it cook for 5 minutes.
  • Now add the mung dal and mix well.
  • Add water and pressure cook until 3 whistles.
  • You may garnish optionally with chopped coriander. Serve hot with rice or roti.