Moong Dal and Spinach Soup

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Good health in a bowlful, that is what this soup is! Moong Dal and Spinach Soup is a zero-oil recipe, brimful of protein, vitamin A and iron – all of which will make your eyes sharp and keen.

Moreover, the use of low-fat milk reduces the calorie content of this recipe, while retaining a good quota of calcium too.

Top it with Toasted Croutons and serve accompained with Pasta and Vegetable Salad .

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Moong Dal and Spinach Soup recipe - How to make Moong Dal and Spinach Soup

Soaking time:  10 minutes   Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 2 servings
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4 tbsp yellow moong dal (split yellow gram) , soaked for 10 minutes and drained
1/2 cup finely chopped spinach (palak)
1 tsp cornflour
1/4 cup low-fat milk , 99.7% fat-free
salt and to taste
  1. Combine the cornflour and milk in a bowl, mix well and keep aside.
  2. Combine the yellow moong dal and 2 cups of hot water in a pressure cooker, mix well and pressure cook for 2 whistles.
  3. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid
  4. Mix the dal very well with help of a whisk.
  5. Add the spinach, cornflour-milk mixture, salt and pepper powder, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  6. Serve hot.

Nutrient values Per Serving
Energy 111 kcal
Protein 8.1 gm
Carbohydrates 18.5 gm
Invisible Fat 0.5 gm
Iron 1.3 mg
Calcium 70.9 mg
Vitamin A 1024 mcg

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Moong Dal and Spinach Soup
 on 16 Sep 16 10:12 PM

Unbelievably tasty!
Moong Dal and Spinach Soup ( Zero Oil )
 on 14 Feb 16 07:25 PM

You have mentioned as dissolved in 1/4 cup low-fat ( 99.7 % fat- free).... What ?
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Nazreen, It is 1 tsp cornflour dissolved in 1/4 cup low-fat milk sorry for the error, we have rectified it... We thank you for informing us...
15 Feb 16 12:32 PM
Moong Dal and Spinach Soup
 on 10 Feb 15 05:10 PM

This soup is of a nice thick consistency and very easy to make, the combination of moong dal and spinach taste great and also looks very tempting.....