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Moong ki Dal



Moong ki Dal is made with split mung beans. It is a staple in many Indian households and is often served with rice or roti. The dal is cooked with a variety of spices, such as cumin, coriander, turmeric, and chili powder, and is often garnished with fresh cilantro. Moong ki Dal is a nutritious and delicious dish that is high in protein, fiber and low in fat, making it a great choice for those looking to maintain a healthy diet.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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moong dal

1 cup

cumin seeds

1 teaspoon

coriander powder

1 teaspoon

turmeric powder

1 teaspoon

red chilli 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:

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

Step 2:

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

Step 3:

Add the chopped onion and sauté until golden brown.

Step 4:

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

Step 5:

Add the chopped tomatoes and sauté until they are soft.

Step 6:

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

Step 7:

Add the soaked moong dal and mix well.

Step 8:

Add 2 cups of water and mix well.

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 check if the dal is cooked.

Step 11:

Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and 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! 77666 users have chowed down on Moong ki Dal a whopping 172019 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

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

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When was it eaten the most?

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

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