August flower and mung dal (split green gram)

August flower has bunch of healthy value, it cures night blindness as it contain vitamin ‘A’, it strengthens optical nerves, it has power to throwing out stomach worms and makes your stomach happy for long time. It is better to choose flowers that have not bloomed fully, however bloomed one is also very good.

Eating right foods can help to create right mood and boosts right hormones. Today, I cooked the healthy combination dish with split mung dal (split green gram) and august flower. Protein is essential in our diet, gives us good health. It is nice and delicious; get indulge in goodness of protein.

Ingredients:

  • August flower: 100 gm
  • Onion: 1 no (medium)
  • Ginger: 2”pieces
  • Garlic: 2-3 flake
  • Tomato: 1 no.
  • Mung dal/split green gram: 20-30 gm
  • Cumin seed: half teaspoon
  • Chili powder: ½ teaspoon
  • Coriander powder: ½ teaspoon
  • Turmeric powder: ¼ teaspoon
  • Salt: ¼ teaspoon (as per taste)
  • Garam masala: ¼ teaspoon
  • Mustard oil: 1tablespoon

Preparation:

  1. Soak Mung dal/split green gram for an hour.
  2. Chop the tomato, onion, garlic and ginger into small pieces.
  3. Take flower; discard stigma (centre hard stem), chop roughly and keep aside.

Method:

  1. Take a fry pan. Heat oil and add cumin seed, sputter it for few seconds.
  2. Add Chopped onion, garlic, green chili and ginger and fry it till it turns transparent (2-3 minutes).
  3. Add tomato, fry till it become soft.
  4. Add mung dal, fry it 2-3minutes.
  5. Add august flower 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 for couple of minutes.
  9. Add half cup of water and cover it, till it is done and soft. Stir occasionally.
  10. Finish off with Garam masala powder.
  11. Put off the flame. Transfer into serving bowl.
  12. Serve hot or warm with chapatti or paratha.
 August flower and mung dal (split green gram)

August flower and mung dal (split green gram)

Ingredients

Ingredients

Ingredients

Ingredients

add cumin seed

add cumin seed

Add Chopped onion, garlic, green chili and ginger

Add Chopped onion, garlic, green chili and ginger

Add Chopped onion, garlic, green chili and ginger

Add Chopped onion, garlic, green chili and ginger

Add tomato

Add tomato

Add mung dal

Add mung dal

Add august flower

Add august flower

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

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

Cover it on medium

Cover it on medium

August flower and mung dal (split green gram)

August flower and mung dal (split green gram)

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