Moong Dal rice is one of the easiest , healthy , light on stomach lunch box recipe. This is an easy recipe one of the version of Pongal / Khichdi types you can say ,but like Khichdi or pongal its not runny , rather it’s a perfectly cooked rice along with moong dal. Its tastes good with or without chutney. As this is healthy and gets cooked easily ,  its one of the complete protein healthy lunch box recipe. At times, if there are no veggies at home , then definitely this is my to go recipe for lunch box , along with some raita or coconut chutney and salad.  Healthy and easy recipe for an hustle free morning.
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Recipe Card Moong Dal Rice | Hesarubele Anna
MoongDal Rice Recipe| Easy Hesaru Bele anna Recipe
5 from 2 votes

Easy Moong Dal Rice Recipe | Hesaru Bele anna Recipe

A variety of fluffy rice made with moong dal.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: South India
Keyword: Lunchbox Recipe
Servings: 3 People
Calories: 148kcal
Author: Muktha H S

Ingredients

Measurement Size 1 Cup = 200 ml

  • 1 cup Regular rice
  • 1/3 cup Split moong dal
  • 21/3 cups Water for cooking
  • 2 Onions Sliced
  • 1 Tomato Chopped
  • 3-4 Green Chillies Slit or as required
  • 3/4 Tsp Blackpepercorns
  • 1/2 Tbsp Fresh coconut pieces
  • 1/2 Tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 Tsp Jeera Powder
  • 3 Tbsp Cooking Oil
  • 1 1/2-2 Tsp Salt or as required
  • 2 Tbsp Fresh Coriander leaves chopped
  • 1 Tsp Lemon Juice

Instructions

  • Soak rice for 10 minutes,drain water and keep aside.
  • Wash Moong Dal and keep it aside.
  • Shred onions,slit green chilies,cut coconut into small bits and finely chop tomatoes.
  • In a pressure Cooker, heat oil,add black peppercorns,onion,chilies ,moong dal and saute for 5 minutes.
  • Now add turmeric powder,jeera powder  ,tomatoes,small bits of coconut and fry well.
  • Add rice and mix well  and cook for a minute.
  • Add 2 1/3 cup of hot water,salt and pressure cook for a whistle.
  • Allow to release pressure on its own,add lemon juice ,coriander leaves ,Mix well and serve.


Step By Step Directions:

Soak rice for 10 minutes,drain water and keep aside.Wash Moongdal and keep it aside.Shred onions,slit green chilies,cut coconut into small bits and  finely chop tomatoes.

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p style=”text-align: left;”>Take a pressure cooker ,add oil ,black peppercorns,onion,chilies ,moongdal and saute for 5 minutes.Add tomatoes,small bits of coconut ,turmeric and fry well.

MoongDal Rice Recipe| Easy Hesaru Bele anna Recipe


Now add in rice and saute for few minutes, add hot water, salt and pressure cook for a whistle.


MoongDal Rice Recipe| Easy Hesaru Bele anna Recipe

   
   Once pressure is released on its own add  lemon juice, coriander leaves. Serve hot accompanied with coconut chutney and pickle.

MoongDal Rice Recipe| Easy Hesaru Bele anna Recipe

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