COURGETTE DAL (Vegan Courgette & Moong Dal Curry)

A very simple and healthy courgette dal which is delicious and is very quick and easy to make. Paired with Steamed Rice or Roti and it's a match made in heaven!

Serves 4-6


For the DAL

2 Cups Moong dal

4 Cups of water

1 Tsp chilli powder

1 Tsp salt or to taste

1/2 Tsp turmeric powder

For the CURRY

2 Onion, finely chopped

2 Courgettes, peeled and cubed/sliced

2 Tomatoes, chopped or pureed

3 Tbsp oil

1 Tbsp Ginger paste

1 Tbs Garlic paste

1/2 Tsp Red chilli powder

1Tsp Coriander powder

Coriander leaves (optional for garnishing)


1 Tbsp oil

½ Tsp Mustard seeds (optional)

1 Tsp Cumin seeds


1. Rinse the moong dal. Add to the pan with 4 cups of water, chilli powder,