Ponnanganni green(Ponnanganni keerai) and mung dal

Ingredients:

  • Poonnangani: 200 gm
  • Onion: 1 no (medium)
  • Ginger: 2”pieces
  • Garlic: 2-3 flake
  • Tomato: 1 no.
  • Mung dal/split green gram: 50 gm
  • Whole Red chilly: 2no.
  • Cumin seed: half teaspoon
  • Chili powder: 1 teaspoon
  • Coriander powder: 1 teaspoon
  • Turmeric powder: half teaspoon
  • Salt: half teaspoon (as per taste)
  • Garam masala: ¼ teaspoon
  • Butter: 10-20 gm (as per taste)
  • Ghee/oil: 1tablespoon

Preparation:

  1. Soak Mung dal/split green gram for an hour.
  2. Chop the tomato, onion, garlic and ginger into small pieces.

Method:

  1. Take a fry pan. Heat oil and add cumin seed, whole red chili and sputter it for few seconds.
  2. Add Chopped onion, garlic and ginger and fry it till it turns transparent (3-5 minutes).
  3. Add tomato, fry till it become soft.
  4. Add mung dal, fry it 2-3minutes.
  5. Add Poonnangani and stir it.
  6. After few minutes it will change the color and starts shrinking.
  7. Add salt, red chili powder, coriander powder and turmeric powder stirs it.
  8. Cover it on medium flame till it is done and soft. Stir occasionally.
  9. Finish off with Garam masala powder and butter.
  10. Put off the flame. Transfer into serving bowl.
  11. Serve hot or warm with chapatti or paratha.
    Poonnangani and mung dal

    Poonnangani and mung dal

    Ingredients

    Ingredients

    seasoning

    seasoning

    adding garlic into seasoning

    adding garlic into seasoning

    Add tomato

    Add tomato

    Add mung dal

    Add mung dal

    Add mung dal

    Add mung dal

    Add Poonnangani

    Add Poonnangani

    Add salt, red chili powder, coriander powder and turmeric powder

    Add salt, red chili powder, coriander powder and turmeric powder

    Poonnangani and mung dal

    Poonnangani and mung dal

    Finish off with Garam masala powder

    Finish off with Garam masala powder

    adding butter

    adding butter

    Poonnangani and mung dal

    Poonnangani and mung dal

    Poonnangani and mung dal

    Poonnangani and mung dal

  • Today, I cooked the healthy combination dish with split mung dal (split green gram) and Poonnangani.
  • It is nice and delicious; indulge in goodness of protein and greens.

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