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Yellow Moong Dal



Yellow Moong Dal is a type of lentil that is a staple in many Indian homes. It is a yellow-colored split pulse that is high in protein and fiber. It is often used in Indian cuisine to make curries and can also be used to make idli, dosa, pakoras and even stuffed into parathas. Yellow Moong Dal when eaten with rice or rotis makes a complete and balanced meal.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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yellow 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


1 teaspoon


1 teaspoon

green chillies, chopped


onion, chopped


tomatoes, chopped



1 teaspoon

chopped coriander leaves

2 tablespoons



Step 1:

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

Step 2:

Heat oil in a pressure cooker. Add cumin seeds, mustard seeds, asafoetida, and ginger-garlic paste.

Step 3:

Add the chopped onion and green chillies and sauté for a few minutes.

Step 4:

Add the chopped tomatoes and sauté for a few more minutes.

Step 5:

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

Step 6:

Add the soaked yellow moong dal and mix well.

Step 7:

Add 2 cups of water and close the lid of the pressure cooker.

Step 8:

Cook for 3-4 whistles or until the dal is cooked.

Step 9:

Open the lid of the pressure cooker and add the jaggery and mix well.

Step 10:

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! 25632 users have chowed down on Yellow Moong Dal a whopping 59523 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

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

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When was it eaten the most?

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

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