Jul 28, 2008

Knock..Knock...May I come In???????


I called it as MASHED GREEN MOONG BEAN.This is my friend's recipe which is very simple to make,tasty and healthy too...


Green Moong Bean(Whole) - 1cup
Green Chillies - 3
Pepper Corns - 4
Garlic - 2pods
Chopped onion - 1
Chopped tomato - 1(medium)
Turmeric - 1/4tsp
Chilli powder - 1/4tsp
Mustard seeds - 1/4 tsp
Urad dhal - 1/4tsp
Hing - 1 pinch
Curry leaves - 1 spring


Soak moong bean in a hot water for 11/2 hour.Heat oil in a pressure cooker add mustrard seeds,urad dhal,hing,peppercorns,garlic and curry leaves.When the mustard seeds start spluttering, add slit green chillies,onion and saute well.Now add the tomatos and fry for 3 mins.Add turmeric and chilli powder and mix well.Add enough salt.Add the soaked moongbean.Pour 2 cups of water and adjust the seasoning.Close the lid and wait for 8 whistles or till the bean cook well(according to ur cooker).Remove from heat and mash well.Garnish with chopped coriander leaves. Serve hot with rice or chapatis.