The system cleanser and the kootan that drives a cold away, Molagushiyam is a simple preparation of pepper, moong daal and staple vegetables. As advised by the elders, the paatis and the maamis, Molagushiym must be consumed post delivery, by the new mother. It heals the system from within and takes all of 15 minutes to prepare.



Whole moong dal—                                 ¼ cup

Chopped Raw banana and yam—           1 cup

Turmeric powder—                                     ½ tsp

Pepper powder—                                         ¾ tsp

Salt—                                                              ¾ tsp

Coconut oil—                                                1 tbsp

Few curry leaves.



Wash and pressure cook whole moong dal for 4 whistles. Add the cut vegetables, turmeric powder, pepper powder and salt to the cooked moong dal. add one cup of water and pressure cook again for two whistles. Open the cooker, adjust the consistency by adding water if necessary and cook for two minutes. Put of the heat. Add the curry leaves and drizzle the coconut oil. Simple and healthy molagushiyam is ready.


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