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Recipe for Moong Dal SoupClick image to enlarge

Recipe for Moong Dal Soup

Recipe for Moong Dal Soup

(Ref: RCP122)

Moong Dal Soup is a nutritious soup. Moong Dal is nothing but split yellow peas which is high in protein. Lentils are cooked and flavoured with minimal tempering. So this is a wholesome meal even for kids with any bread of your choice.



Preparation Time:

5 mins

Cooking Time:

15 mins


Moong Dal - 1 Cup
 Salt - 1 tsp
 Water - 3 Cups
 Turmeric Powder - ¼ tsp
 Oil - 1 Tbsp
 Cumin Seeds - ½ tsp
 Pinch of Asafoetida
 Few strands of thinly sliced Ginger
 Lemon Juice - 1 tsp
 Coriander Leaves / Cilantro for garnishing


• Wash the Moong Dal several times until Water becomes clear.

• Now pressure cook the Dal, Salt, Turmeric Powder along with Water on medium heat.

• Once the Dal is cooked turn off the heat. Wait for the steam to escape and then open the pressure cooker.

• Puree the Dal using a hand blender. Add some Water if required and bring it to the desired consistency.

• Now heat Oil in a small pan, add Cumin Seeds and allow it to splutter.

• Then add the Asafoetida and turn off the heat. Pour this on the Soup.

• Also garnish with the Ginger slices, Coriander leaves / Cilantro and Lemon Juice.


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