Moong Dal Soup

Moong Dal Soup
Moong Dal Soup
  • 1/2 cup raw moong dal
  • 1:4 water
  • Salt to taste
  • Pinch of white pepper
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 tsp chopped dill (optional)
  • Croutons

  • Wash the dal well and put in a pressure cooker .
  • Add water and salt to the dal in the cooker
  • Close the lid of the pressure cooker and cook on full flame till the start of a whistle .
  • Remove the cooker from the flame and let it open naturally.
  • Take a pan and place a strainer on it
  • When the cooker opens pour the cooked dal on the strainer
  • Strain the cooked dal by mashing it in on the strainer
  • Mash all the dal till it becomes a smooth liquid
  • In the end a little dal is left ,like a residue .
  • Discard it .
  • Put the pan on the stove and cook on low flame ,stirring continuously for few minutes .
  • Now slowly add the milk into the soup ,stirring all the time
  • Then add the white pepper (optional)
  • Mix it in well ,cook for few minutes .
  • Done .
  • Garnish with crotons and chopped dill .

Method for crotons
  • Cut 1 slice of brown bread into small cubes and keep aside .
  • Take a pan ,add a few drops of oil
  • Warm the oil a little Add the cubes bread pieces
  • Cook on low flame stirring in between, till it becomes a nice brown and crisp .
  • Crotons done
  • Ready to garnish .

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