The family banter over Mulo Diye Dal!
Mulo diye Motor Dal; the winter special!
Here’s how I cook Mulo diye Motor Dal aka Bengali Yellow split pea with Radishat Debjanir Rannaghar!Print
Mulo diye Motor Dal aka Yellow split pea cooked with radish is a Bengali thick lentil soup mostly cooked during the winter.
- Motor Dal/ Yellow Split Peas: 150g
- Radish: 3
- Cilantro/ Coriander leaves: 1/4 bunch (optional)
- Green Chili: 4
- Dry Red Chilli: 2
- Nigella Seed: 1 Tsp.
- Turmeric Powder: 1/2 Tsp.
- Sugar: 1 Tbsp.
- Salt: to taste
- Ghee: 1.5 Tbsp.
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- Wash the Dal and remove the impurities if any.
- Remove the greens and skin from the Radishes and cut them into small squares.
- Now take the Dal along with the Turmeric powder and three times water in a pressure cooker.
- Put the vent weight on and cook till one whistle comes on low flame.
- Once the pressure drops, open the lid and add the radish chunks, cilantro and green chilies cut into halves and put the lid again with the weight on.
- Cook on low flame till two whistles come out from it and then switch the flame off.
- Now heat the Ghee in a pan and temper the ghee with Nigella Seed and dry Red Chilli.
- Add boiled Dal with the veggies to it.
- Add salt to taste and the sugar and mix with a ladle.
- Bring it to boil and then switch the flame off.
- Serve it hot with steamed rice.
Coriander Leaves are optional however I prefer adding a few.
You may substitute ghee with Oil to cut down the calories.
You may skip the sugar as well.
- Category: Side Dish
- Cuisine: Bengali
- Serving Size: 50g
- Calories: 143
- Sugar: 4.3g
- Sodium: 206mg
- Fat: 5.2g
- Saturated Fat: 3.1g
- Carbohydrates: 17.9g
- Fiber: 6.9g
- Protein: 6.7g
- Cholesterol: 12mg
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