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Green Moong Dal



Green Moong Dal, also known as green gram dal is a type of split lentil that is native to India. It is often used in Indian cuisine to make curries, soups, and dal dishes. It is also a popular ingredient in khichdi and many sweet dishes as well. Green Moong Dal is a great source of vitamins and minerals, including iron, calcium, magnesium, and potassium. It is also low in fat and calories, making it a healthy choice for those looking to lose weight or maintain a healthy diet. Green Moong dal curry with rice and roti is a hearty and comforting meal enjoyed by many.

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! 28603 users have chowed down on Green Moong Dal a whopping 61153 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

Hungry much? These cities certainly are! Chandigarh, Indore, Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru are the top 5 cities gobbling up Green Moong Dal like there's no tomorrow.

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When was it eaten the most?

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

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Green Moong Dal is the food of choice for 24-27 female, with people of >40 BMI also on board.

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