Moong Ghathi

Ingredients:

  • Sprouted moong: 1 cup
  • Grated coconut fresh: 1 cup
  • Dry Red chillies : 4
  • Peppercorns: 6
  • Dry coriander seeds: 1 ½ tsp.
  • Turmeric powder: ¼ tsp.
  • Jaggery: 1 tsp.
  • Tamarind paste: 1tsp
  • Mustard seeds: 1 tsp.
  • Asafoetida: ¼ tsp.
  • Curry leaves: 5-6
  • Salt to taste

Method:
• Rinse the sprouted moong in water to remove the loosened skins taking care not to break the sprouts.
• Boil the sprouted moong in 2-3 cups of water.
• As moong sprouts are cooking, the skin will come off and start floating in water which can be removed.
• Heat the oil in a pan and roast the red chillies, peppercorns and dry coriander seeds.
• Grind the grated coconut along with the turmeric powder, tamarind and roasted ingredients to a fine paste.
• Mix the ground paste with the cooked sprouted moong and cook on a low flame.
• Add jaggery, salt and continue cooking on a low flame for 5 mins.
• Heat the oil in a pan, splutter mustard seed, add hing, curry leaves, dry red chillies and pour the mixture onto the gravy.
• Serve with roti, or rice. It tastes good with dosa and idli also.

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