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Moong Dal Recipe With Video

This traditional moong ki dal recipe is our personal favourite. Not only does it double up as comfort food (homemade, maa ki haath ka khana) but it also makes for a nutritious meal.

They are rich in soluble fibre which helps manage a host of health conditions.

Dig into this all time classic recipe and treat yourself to some of the goodness. Thank us later!

Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Keyword Moong Dal Recipe
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 2


  • 1 cup skinned yellow moong dal
  • 1-2 green chillies, finely chopped
  • A piece of ginger, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp cow ghee or oil
  • Asafoetida (Hing) powder to taste
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/4 tsp cumin seeds
  • Red chilli powder to taste
  • 1 lemon
  • Coriander leaves washed and chopped


  1. Wash the dal in several changes of water until there’s no trace of cloudiness. Let it soak for a few minutes, while you prepare your garnish and seasonings.

  2. Boil the dal with green chillies, ginger, turmeric powder and salt.

  3. Heat the ghee in a pan, add hing, cumin seeds and red chilli powder.The spices will let you know when done (they will darken and hit your nostrils almost at once).

  4. Time to fling them into the pan of dal. Give it a good swirl. This dal will taste nice with a little lemon juice added into it at the end and garnish with coriander leaves.

Recipe Video