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225g (8 oz) split or dehusked moong daal washed in 2-3 changes of water
600ml (1 pint) water
1.25ml ( tsp) turmeric powder
5ml (1 tsp) ground coriander
Salt to taste
1 small onion, peeled and chopped
50g (2 oz) unsalted butter or clarified butter
1 green chilli, chopped
2 cloves garlic, peeled and chopped
To Garnish:
1 sprig fresh coriander leaves, chopped

Cooking Instructions
Boil moong daal in water until tender and soft. Drain. Mash the daal with a potato masher or egg beater. Add turmeric and ground coriander and salt to taste. Simmer until volume is reduced by 1/3 rd. Fry onion in butter until golden brown, add chilli and garlic. Fry until garlic is browned. Pour over daal. Garnish with chopped fresh coriander. Serve with rice or chapatis.

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