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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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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Moong Soup recipe - How to make Moong Soup

Soaking time:  8 hours   Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients
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
  1. 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 hot garnished with a sprig of coriander.

Nutrient values per serving
Energy 80 kcal
Protein 4.9 gm
Carbohydrates 11.8 gm
Fat 1.5 gm
Fibre 3.4 gm
Iron 0.9 mg

RECIPE SOURCE : Good Food For DiabetesBuy this cookbook

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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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Tarla Dalal    Hi Jyotsna , we are delighted you loved the Moong Soup recipe. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback and review recipes you have loved. Happy Cooking.
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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
5
 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..