Moong Soup


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Moong Soup, mildly flavoured with a tempering of cumin and curry leaves, this pleasant soup is made diabetic friendly by using just two teaspoons of oil. This protein-rich soup is nice to have for everybody, even when you are feeling fit and fine.

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मूंग सूप - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Moong Soup in Hindi) 

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This old-fashioned Moong Soup is sure to bring back memories of momma’s loving care. Guaranteed to rejuvenate you on a tiring day, this soothing soup is mildly flavoured with a tempering of cumin seeds and curry leaves.

Chock-full of protein, iron and fibre, this variant of the traditional recipe is made diabetic-friendly by using just a teaspoon of oil.

Enjoy this easy-to-digest yet sumptuous soup hot and fresh for the best consistency.

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Soaking Time:  8 hours   Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients

For Moong Soup
1/2 cup moong (whole green gram) , soaked for 8 hours and drained
1 tsp oil
1/2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
1/4 tsp asafoetida (hing)
1/2 tsp finely chopped green chillies
4 to 5 curry leaves (kadi patta)
salt to taste
2 tsp lemon juice

For The Garnish
a sprig of coriander (dhania)
Method
For moong soup

    For moong soup
  1. To make moong soup, combine the moong and 3 cups of water in a pressure cooker and pressure cook for 3 whistles. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid. Do not drain the water.
  2. Blend the moong using a hand blender till smooth. Keep aside.
  3. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan and add the cumin seeds.
  4. When the seeds crackle, add the asafoetida, green chillies and curry leaves and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  5. Add the blended moong mixture, salt and 1 cup of water, mix well and cook on a medium fame for 4 to 5 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  6. Add the lemon juice and mix well.
  7. Serve the moong soup hot garnished with a sprig of coriander.

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Health benefits of Mung

  1. Mung, Moong, Whole green gram, Mung beans : Mung is rich in Folate, Vitamin B9 or Folic Acid helps your body to produce and maintain new cells, especially  red blood cells. Being rich in Antioxidants like Flavonoids, mung reduces the damage done by free radicals to the blood vessels and lowers inflammation
  2. They help in the free flow of blood and good for heart. As Moong is low in fat and high in protein and fibre, eating mung beans will keep you fuller for a longer time and great for weight loss. Lentils and beans are Antioxidants which are known to reduce blood pressure. See detailed benefits of moong
     

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How to make Moong soup

  1. Put the moong in a deep bowl and add enough water. Cover and soak the moong for 8 hours. 
  2. Drain the moong and keep aside.
  3. Take a pressure cooker and add 3 cups of water to it.
  4. Add the moong to the pressure cooker.
  5. Pressure cook the moong for 3 whistles. Allow the steam to escape naturally before opening the lid. Do not drain the water. This water is loaded with nutrients leached out from the moong daal and we are going to use it for our Moong Soup.
  6. Blend the moong using a hand blender till smooth. Keep aside.
  7. Take a deep non-stick pan and heat the oil in it.
  8. Add the cumin seeds. Cumin provides warmth and earthiness. When the seeds crackle, add the asafoetida. It provides the required pungency to the Moong Soup and adds to its health benefits.
  9. Now add the green chillies to spice up the Moong soup.
  10. Add the curry leaves and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  11. Now it’s time to add the blended moong mixture.
  12. Add the salt to taste.
  13. Add 1 cup of water and mix well.
  14. Cook on a medium fame for 4 to 5 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  15. Add the lemon juice to give your Moong Soup a hint of tanginess and mix well.
  16. Serve the Moong Soup hot garnished with a sprig of coriander.

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy110 cal
Protein7 g
Carbohydrates16.9 g
Fiber4.9 g
Fat1.7 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium8.2 mg
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Moong Soup
5
 on 28 Dec 18 09:37 AM


Awesome soup mam
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Tarla Dalal    Thank you for your kind words. Happy to know you liked the recipe!
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28 Dec 18 02:36 PM
Moong Soup
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 on 13 Oct 17 06:39 AM


Moong Soup
5
 on 23 Sep 17 02:39 PM


Nice & easy method to make it.
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Tarla Dalal    Hi, Thank you for your kind words. Do try more and more recipes and let us know how you enjoyed them. Happy Coking !!
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25 Sep 17 08:49 AM
Moong Soup
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 on 03 Jun 17 10:12 AM


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03 Jun 17 10:32 AM
Moong Soup
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 on 22 Jan 17 02:04 PM


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23 Jan 17 10:03 AM
Moong Soup
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 on 07 Dec 15 04:36 AM


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07 Dec 15 09:45 AM
Moong Soup with Paneer
5
 on 27 Nov 14 03:48 PM


A must for weight watchers and great for diabetics too!! A simple soup with moong in which all the water in which the moong is cooked to retain its nutrients....The tempering gives it a good flavour boost.
Moong Soup with Paneer
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 on 26 Nov 14 03:30 PM


Tadka of this recipe is like main main thing to do!...gives lovely aroma and taste..specially curry leaves...do not avoid it!1...and anyways curry leaves are grt for digestion too..