Easy Toor Dal Recipe | Moong Dal Recipe for kids and Adults

There are very few options for lunch when it comes for babies or kids. The lunch should be tasty as well as healthy. The below Toor Dal/Moon dal recipe will be able to give you one more option for the lunch menu. It is very good for babies/kids to give rice with toor dal/moong dal and ghee. It is such a healthy combination. Since we are adding tomato and jaggery powder, the taste will be too good. Even I like it very much. Sometimes, I pack this for lunch for my hubby too. You can add more chillies or chilli powder when you serve for adults. It is also a good bachelor recipe.Try this simple and easy kids recipe - Toor Dal/Moon dal recipe once.

Easy Toor Dal Recipe/Moong Dal Recipe for kids and Adults

Easy Toor Dal Recipe/Moong Dal Recipe for kids and Adults:

Easy Toor Dal/Moong Dal Recipe

Prep Time: 10 mins    |  Cook time: 15 Mins    |  Serves: 2
Easy Toor/Moong Dal Recipe 


  • Toor Dal/Moong Dal(Thuvaramparuppu/Siruparuppu in Tamil) - 50g
  • Tomato - 1 small size
  • Green Chilli - 1 for babies/2 for kids split into 2 pieces each
  • Jeera powder/Jeera - 1 tsp
  • Jaggery Powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Turmeric Powder - A pinch
  • Salt - As required
  • Kasthuri Methi(optional) - 1 tbsp, not for babies
To Temper:
  • Oil - 1 tsp
  • Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Urad Dal - 1/4 tsp
  • Hing - A pinch
  • Curry Leaves - Few 


1. Pressure cook Toor Dal, tomato, Green Chilli together with turmeric powder and sufficient water for 3 whistles in high flame and 10 minutes in simmer. You can cook this along with the rice in a separate container.

2. Heat oil in a pan and add the 'To Temper' items one by one. Take care of mustard oil spluttering first.

3. Add the cooked toor dal mixture, jeea/jeera powder, jagger powder, Salt and Kasthuri Methi if required. Add required amount of water and allow it for single boil.

Now the toor dal is ready. It will be very tasty for kids. You can serve this toor dal recipe with rice, chapthi, roti. When you add kasthuri methi to this recipe, it will turn out to be a restaurant style dal. Do not forget to add more chilli powder/chillies when you serve for adults. 

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