Organic Bhaja Muger Dal



  • Organic Yellow Moong Dal – 1/2 cup
  • Peas, cooked – 1/4 cup
  • Green chilies – 2
  • Ginger – 1 inch piece
  • Fresh coconut, chopped – 1 tbsp
  • Organic Cumin seeds – 1 tsp
  • Organic red chili powder – 1 to 2 tsp
  • Organic Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Organic Mustard oil – 2 tbsp
  • Ghee – 3 tsp
  • Salt – to taste
  • Coriander leaves – for garnish


  • Heat a pan and dry roast yellow moong dal till it becomes golden in color and the aroma arises.
  • Bring 2 cups water in a sauce pan to a boil. Add roasted moong dal and cook over low flame till it gets completely cooked. It should take 7-10 mins.
    Meanwhile heat a pan with mustard oil. Add cumin seeds and let it sizzles.
  • Add chopped green chilies, grated ginger, red chili powder, turmeric powder and mix well.
  • Immediately add cooked dal, peas, salt, mix well and cook over low flame for 3 to 5 mins.
  • Heat a tempering pan with ghee, add finely chopped fresh coconut pieces and roast till they become light brown in color.
  • Transfer this ghee roasted coconut pieces to the simmering dal, mix well and switch off stove.
  • Close the pan with a lid and let it rest for 2 more mins for the aroma to get infused with the dal.
  • Garnish this bhaja muger dal with coriander leaves and serve with hot rice.

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