Nutritional Facts of Suva Moong Dal Sabzi, Calories in Suva Moong Dal Sabzi

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How many calories does one serving of Suva Moong Dal Subzi have?

One serving of Suva Moong Dal Subzi gives 155 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 91 calories, proteins account for 37 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 27 calories.  One  serving of Suva Moong Dal Subzi provides about 8 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories. Weight of sabji is 556 grams for 4 servings, so net weight per serving is 139 grams.

dry dill moong dal sabji is 556 grams

dry dill moong dal sabji is 556 grams

Click here to view Suva Moong Dal Subzi recipe. Iron-rich suva and protein and zinc rich moong dal are a perfect combo for building haemoglobin in the body, and therefore a must-have for the whole family. Moreover, Suva Moong Dal Subzi is something you can make often because it is easy, and requires minimum time for preparation and cooking. Serve this healthy subzi with kadhi and chapati, for a wholesome and nourishing meal.

Is Suva Moong Dal Subzi healthy?

Yes, it is healthy.

Let's understand the Ingredients of Suva Moong Dal Subzi.

What's good in Suva Moong Dal Subzi..

Dill Leaves ( Suva bhaji, Shepu) : Our body needs to build white blood cells (WBC) to strengthen our immune system. Dill leaves with its loads of vitamin C helps us achieve this goal. Dill leaves are rich in antioxidants Vitamin A and Vitamin C which  prevent or stop cell damage in your body and thus lowers the risk of chronic diseases like cancerdiabetes and heart disease. See detailed benefits of dill leaves


Yellow Moong Dal : The fibre (4.1 g in ¼ cup) present in yellow moong dal prevents the deposition of bad cholesterol (LDL) in the arteries which promotes a healthy heart in turn. Packed with nutrients like zinc (1.4 mg), protein (12.2 mg) and iron (1.95 mg), yellow moong dal helps to maintain the elasticity of your skin and help to keep it moist.  Fiberpotassium and magnesium from yellow moong dal will work together to regulate blood pressure and soothe the nerves and is diabetic friendly. See here for details of 7 amazing benefits of yellow moong dal

Benefits of Cumin Seeds ( jeera) : The most common benefit of jeera known to many is to soothe the stomach, intestine and the entire digestive tract. Cumin seeds are apparently a very good source of iron. A tbsp. of cumin seeds can fulfil nearly 20% of days iron requirement. Even small quantity of cumin seeds has huge amounts of calcium – a bone supporting mineral. They aid is digestion, weight loss and help reduce inflammation. See detailed benefits of cumin seeds, jeera

Turmeric Powder (Haldi) : Turmeric helps in digestion of food thus helping to overcome indigestion. Haldi may help in reducing the growth of fat cells in the body. Turmeric, being rich in iron, is highly valuable in the treatment of anaemia and both the root as well as the powder should be a regular part of an anaemic diet. One of the health benefits of turmeric is it’s anti-inflammatory property due to the active compound, Curcumin, which helps to relieve inflammation of the joints and thus is a ladder to relieve pain related to arthritis. The curcumin in haldi also helps to ward of the bacteria’s causing cold, cough and throat irritation.  Turmeric benefits in diabetes management by lowering blood glucose levels. Its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects are useful in the treatment of diabetes patients.  It is known to be a good brain food and keep diseases like Alzheimer’s at bay. See here for detailed turmeric benefits

Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Suva Moong Dal Subzi?

Yes, they can. It is  good for healthy heart, diabetes and weight loss. 

Can healthy individuals have Suva Moong Dal Subzi?


What is a healthy accompaniment to the Suva Moong Dal Subzi? 

Have this healthy subzi with whole wheat bhakri

Whole Wheat Bhakri
Whole Wheat Bhakri

Suva Moong Dal Subzi is good for

1. Healthy Lifestyle

2. Weight Loss

3. Diabetics with heart issues

4. Heart Patients accompaniments

5. Diabetic Accompaniments

6. Kids

Suva Moong Dal Subzi is high in

1. Folic Acid : Folic acid is an essential vitamin required throughout pregnancy.

2. Vitamin B1 : Vitamin B1 protects nerves, helps in carbohydrate metabolism, prevents heart diseases and helps produce red blood cells. 

Note : a recipe is deemed high in a Vitamin or mineral if it meets 20% and above the recommended daily allowance based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

How to burn 155 calories that come from one serving of Suva Moong Dal Subzi?

Walking (6 kmph)     =         47  mins
Running (11 kmph)     =          16  mins
Cycling (30 kmph)     =         21  mins
Swimming (2 kmph)     =         27  mins

Note: These values are approximate and calorie burning differs in each individual.

Value per serving% Daily Values
Energy155 cal8%
Protein9.3 g17%
Carbohydrates22.8 g8%
Fiber3.1 g12%
Fat3 g5%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
Vitamin A130.9 mcg3%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.2 mg20%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0.1 mg9%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.9 mg8%
Vitamin C0 mg0%
Vitamin E0 mg0%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)53.2 mcg27%
Calcium30.9 mg5%
Iron1.7 mg8%
Magnesium42.2 mg12%
Phosphorus2.2 mg0%
Sodium10.3 mg1%
Potassium437 mg9%
Zinc1.1 mg11%
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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