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Sindhi Moong Dal

Sindhi Moongan ji Dal is a basic simple dal made with yellow split lentils. The lentils are cooked till creamy and tempered with cumin seeds.
Course Dinner, Lunch, Main Dish
Cuisine Indian Cuisine
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 25 minutes


  • 1 cup moong dal
  • Pinch turmeric
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 small tomato , chopped
  • 1 green chilly chopped
  • coriander leaves


  • 1 tbsp ghee
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • Pinch asafoetida


  • Wash and soak the dal for 15-20 minutes.
  • Place it to boil, add turmeric and salt while boiling.
  • After one boil, remove the froth, simmer and cook till soft and mushy.
  • Using a whisk, blend the dal to a smooth consistency.
  • Add water and bring it to a medium consistency.
  • Add tomato and green chilies.
  • Cook till the tomatoes are soft, roughly about 7-8 minutes.
  • Heat the ghee, let cumin crackle, add asafoetida, and temper the dal.
  • Add coriander leaves.


Sindhi Moong Dal