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Moong Masoor Dal



Moong Masoor Dal is a type of Indian lentil dish. It is made from a combination of two types of lentils, moong (mung) and masoor (red lentils). The dish is usually cooked with spices such as cumin, coriander, turmeric, and chili powder. It is often served with rice or roti and is a popular dish in Indian cuisine. Moong Masoor Dal is high in protein and fiber, making it a healthy and nutritious meal.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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moong dal

1 cup

masoor dal

1 cup

cumin seeds

1 teaspoon

turmeric powder

1 teaspoon

red chilli powder

1 teaspoon

garam masala

1 teaspoon

coriander powder

1 teaspoon

amchur powder

1 teaspoon


1 teaspoon

garlic paste


2 tablespoons

mustard seeds

1 teaspoon


1 teaspoon

- 2

green chillies, chopped


onion, chopped


tomatoes, chopped


chopped coriander leaves

2 tablespoons

Salt to taste



Step 1:

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

Step 2:

Heat oil in a pressure cooker. Add mustard seeds and asafoetida.

Step 3:

When the mustard seeds start to splutter, add the cumin seeds and green chillies.

Step 4:

Add the chopped onion and sauté till it turns golden brown.

Step 5:

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

Step 6:

Add the chopped tomatoes and sauté till they become soft.

Step 7:

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

Step 8:

Add the soaked dals and mix well.

Step 9:

Add 2 cups of water and salt to taste.

Step 10:

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

Step 11:

Once the pressure is released, open the lid and check if the dal is cooked properly.

Step 12:

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! 14012 users have chowed down on Moong Masoor Dal a whopping 30311 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

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

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When was it eaten the most?

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

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Who preferred this food the most?

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

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