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Green Gram dal



Green gram dal, also known as split mung beans is native to India. It is a highly nutritious food, rich in protein, fiber, vitamins, and minerals. Green gram is often used in Indian cuisine, either whole or split and dehusked. It can be cooked in a variety of ways, such as boiled, steamed, or fried. It is also used to make dal, a popular Indian dish. Green gram dal is a great source of plant-based protein and can be used as a substitute for meat in vegetarian dishes. It is also a good source of dietary fiber, which can help to reduce cholesterol levels and improve digestion.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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green gram dal

1 cup

cumin seeds

1 teaspoon

mustard seeds

1 teaspoon

turmeric powder

1 teaspoon

red chilli powder

1 teaspoon

coriander powder

1 teaspoon

garam masala

1 teaspoon


1 teaspoon

garlic paste


2 tablespoons

onion, finely chopped


green chillies, finely chopped


tomato, finely chopped


Salt to taste


2 cups



Step 1:

Soak the green gram dal in water for at least 30 minutes.

Step 2:

Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds and mustard seeds.

Step 3:

When the seeds start to splutter, add the chopped onion and green chillies.

Step 4:

Saute for a few minutes until the onion turns golden brown.

Step 5:

Add the ginger-garlic paste and saute for a few more minutes.

Step 6:

Add the chopped tomato and saute until the tomato is cooked.

Step 7:

Add the turmeric powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder and garam masala.

Step 8:

Add the soaked green gram dal and mix well.

Step 9:

Add 2 cups of water and salt to taste.

Step 10:

Cover the pan and cook on low heat for about 20 minutes or until the dal is cooked.

Step 11:

Serve hot with steamed rice or roti.

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 37522 users have chowed down on Green Gram dal a whopping 74656 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

Hungry much? These cities certainly are! Chandigarh, Bengaluru, Pune, Hyderabad, Indore are the top 5 cities gobbling up Green Gram dal like there's no tomorrow.

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Green Gram dal , our users are head over heels in september, but the interest cools down in january.

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Green Gram dal is the food of choice for 15-18 male, with people of >40 BMI also on board.

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