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Green Moong



Green Moong is a type of mung bean that is widely used in Indian cuisine. It is a small, green-colored bean that is high in protein and fiber. It is often used to make dal, a type of Indian stew, as well as curries, salads, and other dishes. Green Moong is also a popular ingredient in Indian snacks such as pakoras and vadas. It is also used to make sprouts, which are a popular addition to salads, soups and sandwiches.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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green moong 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

amchur powder

1 teaspoon


1 teaspoon

garlic paste


2 tablespoons

onion, finely chopped


green chillies, finely chopped


tomato, finely chopped


Salt to taste


2 cups

chopped coriander leaves

1 tablespoon



Step 1:

Wash and soak the green moong dal in water for 30 minutes.

Step 2:

Heat oil in a pressure cooker. Add cumin seeds, mustard seeds and let them crackle.

Step 3:

Add onion, green chillies and sauté till onion turns golden brown.

Step 4:

Add ginger-garlic paste and sauté for a minute.

Step 5:

Add tomato and sauté till it turns soft.

Step 6:

Add turmeric powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder, garam masala, amchur powder and mix well.

Step 7:

Add the soaked green moong dal and mix well.

Step 8:

Add 2 cups of water and salt to taste.

Step 9:

Close the lid of the pressure cooker and cook for 3-4 whistles.

Step 10:

Once the pressure is released, open the lid and mash the dal lightly.

Step 11:

Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve hot.

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 9029 users have chowed down on Green Moong a whopping 29747 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

Hungry much? These cities certainly are! Chennai, Kolkata, Mumbai, Pune, Indore are the top 5 cities gobbling up Green Moong like there's no tomorrow.

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When was it eaten the most?

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

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Green Moong is the food of choice for 19-23 male, with people of 15-20 BMI also on board.

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