Muradabadi Dal

35-40 minutes
Prep: 10 minutes | Cook: 25-30 minutes | Servings: 2



Water (पानी)

Salt to taste (नमक स्वादानुसार)

1 inch Ginger (अदरक)

1 fresh Green Chilli (हरी मिर्च)

1 cup Moong Dal – soaked (मूंग दाल)

1 Bay Leaf (तेज पत्ता)


For Topping

1 medium Onion – chopped (प्याज़)

2-3 fresh Green Chillies – chopped (हरी मिर्च)

Lemon wedges (नींबू)

1 tsp roasted Cumin Powder (भुना जीरा पाउडर)


For Tempering

1 heaped tbsp Ghee (घी)

3 Dry Red Chillies (सूखी लाल मिर्च)



  • In a kadai add water, salt, ginger, green chillies, moong dal, bay leaf mix everything together and let it boil for 20-25 minutes on medium heat until fully cooked.
  • Now keep all the toppings ready by chopping and keeping all together.
  • Pour the cooked dal in a bowl and all the toppings one by one.
  • Then in a tempering pan heat ghee and add dry red chillies and let it change its colour. Remove and add this on the dal and serve warm.