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Author anubond101 Yield No Value
Published Aug 27, 2012 Cooking Time 25 Minutes
Recipe Type Veg-Main Preparation Time 10 Minutes
Ingredient Other Standing Time 25 Minutes
Description: Muga Gathi or Mugachya Gathi is a traditional dish of Goa, is a coconut curry dish made with Moong sprouted lentils and is part of the menu i
n Konkan weddings.

Recipe of MUGA GATHI

Ingredient Name Quantity Unit
Kokum 2-3 Piece
Coconut Paste 2 Tablespoons
Garam Masala Powder Pinch
Red Chilli Powder Pinch
Turmeric Powder 1/4 Teaspoons
Cumin Seeds 1/2 Teaspoons
Mustard Seeds 1/2 Teaspoons
Green Chillies 2 Numbers
Ginger, Chopped 1 Tablespoons
Coconut, Thin Slices 2 Tablespoons
Whole Green Moong (Sprouted & Boiled) 1 Cup
Curry Leaves 1 Springs
Hing (asafoetida) Pinch
Salt To Taste
Sugar Pinch
Oil 2 Tablespoons


Soak Mung Beans for 5 - 6 hours. Drain the water and keep it covered overnight in a muslin cloth to sprout.
 Next day boil the moong dal and keep aside Heat about 1 tbsp oil in a kadhai and when the oil is hot enough,
 add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, curry leaves, green chillies and chopped ginger and sauté well.
 Add pinch of hing, pieces of coconut and turmeric powder. Slightly cook the coconut pieces and add a pinch of chilli powder and garam masala.
 To this add around 2 tbsp of coconut paste and sauté well stirring for around 30 seconds and then add little water, salt and little sugar. After you bring this to a boil.
add sprouted and boiled moong, 2-3 pieces of soaked kokum and simmer and cook for a minute and switch off the flame.
The dish is ready to be served.
Posted Aug 27, 2012

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