Moong Dal Bhajia in Tomato Gravy

September 14, 2017

Ingredients for the moong dal bhajias:

250 gm soaked whole moong dal overnight – grind to paste
2 tsp green chili
Salt to taste
Coriander seeds, coarsely ground
Pinch of garam masala
2 tbsp coriander leaves
Ingredients for tomato gravy

400 gm tomato puree
pinch of turmeric
1 tsp coriander powder
1 tsp cumin powder
1 -2 tsp red chili powder
salt to taste
Note: the above masala ingredients can be adjusted as per personal taste

Method for moong dal bhajia
Take moong dal paste in a bowl. Put coarsely ground coriander seeds, chopped coriander leaves, pinch of garam masala, green chillies. Mix and make bhajia.
Steam the bhajias and then bake in the oven at 180 C for 5 -10 minutes.
Method for tomato gravy
Steam the tomatoes and grind to paste. Take a pan, put in the tomato paste, put in all the masala mentioned above and let it took for 5 minutes on medium flame.
Add in little water to reach your required consistency and let it cook for a while. Allow to simmer on low heat. After 5 – 10 minutes add the bhajias and cook for a another 5 minutes. Garnish with coriander and serve with steamed red rice.

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