green moong dal recipe

Green Moong Dal Recipe

Sabut Moong Dal | Mung Bean Dal Recipe

Green Moong Dal or Mung Beans are a nutrient powerhouse! Apart from loaded with high-quality protein, it is rich in minerals like potassium, magnesium, iron, and copper. Additionally, they also contain folate, fiber, fiber, and vitamin B6. So, even though it isn’t as popular as Masoor Dal (Red Lentils) or Toor Dal (Pigeon Peas), they are super healthy and a must inclusion in our daily diet.

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This Sabut Moong Dal (Unpolished Mung Beans) or green moong dal recipe is simple and absolutely easy to make. It does not need elaborate preparation and there is absolute no need to soak them for longer hours before cooking.

So, even if you are looking for a dal recipe in the last minute, you can still go for this one.

Green Moong Dal benefits are huge. It is an amazing source for protein. For those who are looking for plat based protein sources, they can totally go for this one. Another huge plus point for Mung Beans is that like other unpolished lentils like Black Lentils or Chilka Urad Dal, they do not need to be soaked and pressure cooked for longer duration.

Once you see the recipe below, you will know why I am big fan of sabut moong dal.

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Green Moong Dal | Green Mung Bean Dal Recipe
Prep Time
30 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
45 mins
 

Green Moong Dal or Mung Beans are a nutrient powerhouse! Apart from loaded with high-quality protein, it is rich in minerals like potassium, magnesium, iron, and copper. Additionally, they also contain folate, fiber, fiber, and vitamin B6. So, even though it isn't as popular as Masoor Dal (Red Lentils) or Toor Dal (Pigeon Peas), they are super healthy and a must inclusion in our daily diet.

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Bengali
Keyword: Gluten Free Recipes, Lentil Recipes, Vegan Recipes, vegetarian recipes
Servings: 3 People
Ingredients
  • 1 cup Green Moong Dal /Sabut Moong Dal
  • 2 cups Water
  • Salt to Taste
  • 3 tbsp Ghee or Refined Oil Avoid Ghee if Vegan
  • ¼ tsp Hing or Asafoetida
  • ½ tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 2 Green Chilies – chopped
  • 2 tbsp Coriander Powder
  • Finely chopped coriander leaves for garnish
  • Lemon Juice to finish
Instructions
  1. Wash & soak the Green Moong Dal in water for 30 minutes.

  2. Now, drain the soaked water and pressure cook the dal with 2 cups of water, salt and a drizzle of Mustard oil. Allow it to whistle once only. Turn off the heat and allow the pressure cooker to cool on its own.

  3. Now, heat the ghee/oil in a pan and temper it with hing/asafoetida, cumin seeds and chopped green chilies. As they splutter, add the cooked green moong dal and mix it well.

  4. Add the coriander powder and let it simmer for 4-5 minutes.

  5. Before serving add the chopped coriander leaves and lemon juice as per your liking.

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