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Moong Daal



Moong Daal is a type of lentil that is popular in Indian cuisine. It is a small, yellow-green lentil that is high in protein and fiber. It is often used to make curries, soups, and dal dishes. It can also be used to make a variety of snacks, such as pakoras and vadas. Moong Daal is a healthy and nutritious food item and add a significant amount of protein and iron to our diet.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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moong daal

1 cup

cumin 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

onion, finely chopped


tomatoes, finely chopped


green chillies, finely chopped



2 tablespoons

Salt to taste

Coriander leaves for garnish



Step 1:

Soak the moong daal in water for at least 30 minutes.

Step 2:

Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds. Once they start to crackle, add the chopped onion and sauté until golden brown.

Step 3:

Add the ginger-garlic paste and sauté for a few seconds.

Step 4:

Add the chopped tomatoes and green chillies and sauté until the tomatoes are soft.

Step 5:

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

Step 6:

Add the soaked moong daal and mix well.

Step 7:

Add 2 cups of water and bring to a boil.

Step 8:

Reduce the heat and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until the daal is cooked.

Step 9:

Add salt to taste and mix well.

Step 10:

Garnish with 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! 27063 users have chowed down on Moong Daal a whopping 41045 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

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

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Moong Daal, 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: Moong Daal is the food of choice for 24-27 female, with people of >40 BMI also on board.

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