Green Moong Dal Recipes
Lentils are legumes with lots of health benefits. They are a staple food of Indian cuisine. It is the most adaptable ingredient to cook various Indian delicacies like dal, khichdi, dosa, payasam, fritters etc. Different regions in India have different favorite dals. There are different dals like masoor, moong, urad, toor, chana dal etc. Do not hoard dals in large quantitry in kitchen. Store them in a cool, dry place inside an air-tight container to keep them free from bugs. If you want to store cooked dals, then store them in the freezer section.
Today we will be exploring some recipes made using Moong dal. Moong dal is little green seeds that are yellowish inside. Moong beans are used for cooking both sweet and savory dishes. They are eaten whole, sprouted, split with the skin and without the skin. They are a good source of protein and dietary fiber. Cooked green grams are easy to digest.
Green Moong Dal Breakfast Recipes:
Moong Dal Dosa:
Pesarattu dosa or moong dal dosa is a protein filled, healthy breakfast option. Serve these crispy dosa with coconut chutney.
Dal Ke Parathe:
Stuffed paratha generally fits into any meal. When stuffed with lentils , it turns into a wholesome dish. Kick start your morning with this power packed Dal Ke Parathe breakfast!
Moong Dal Waffles with Stir fried Vegetables:
Ditch refined flour, add some proteins. This savory waffles with crunchy, colorful vegetables are just amazing!
Rice and Moong Dal Idli:
Substitute urad dal with moong dal to make these protein-rich, fluffy Rice Moong Dal idlis.
Green Moong Dal Snacks:
Mixed Dal Handvo:
Handvo is a traditional Gujarati savory cake made using a combination of lentils, vegetables and curd/buttermilk. It is crisp on the outside and soft on the inside. You can even bake it for a healthier version.
Mini Green Moong Dal Chilla:
Chilla are simple pancakes made using flour. Here, we have made chilla using green moong dal which are rich in nutrients. Relish them with some green chutney and ketchup.
Moong Dal Dahi Vada:
Dahi vada are urad dal fritters dunked in curd and chutney, we have given these deep fried dumplings a healthy twist by substituting urad dal with moong dal.
Green Moong Dal Main Course Recipes:
A hot bowl of khichdi is what I called comfort food. Cut some extra carbs from your diet and try our nutritious brown rice khichdi.
Spicy Green Moong Dal Khichdi
Khichdi is a humble one pot meal made using very few ingredients. Often known as sick food, try this spicy Green Moong Dal Khichdi version to tantalize your taste buds. Don’t forget “ Khichdi ke char yaar – Ghee, Papad, Raita aur Achaar”