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Suva Moong Dal Subzi

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सुआ मूंग दाल सब्ज़ी - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Suva Moong Dal Subzi in Hindi) 

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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.

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Suva Moong Dal Subzi recipe - How to make Suva Moong Dal Subzi

Soaking time:  2 hours   Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     4Makes 4 servings
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1/4 cup chopped dill leaves (shepu / suva bhaji)
1 cup yellow moong dal (split yellow gram) , soaked in hot water for 2 hours and drained
2 tsp oil
1 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
1/4 tsp asafoetida (hing)
1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
2 tsp coriander-cumin seeds (dhania-jeera) powder
1 tsp chilli powder
salt to taste
  1. Heat the oil in a non-stick kadhai and add the cumin seeds.
  2. When the seeds crackle, add the asafoetida and sauté on a medium flame for few seconds.
  3. Add the yellow moong dal, turmeric powder, coriander-cumin seeds powder, chilli powder, salt and 1 cup of water and mix well. Cover with a lid and cook on a medium flame for 10 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  4. Remove from the flame, add the dill leaves and mix well.
  5. Serve hot.

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what is suva moong dal sabzi made off?

  1. what is suva moong dal sabzi made off? healthy shepu yellow moong dal sabzi  is made from 1/4 cup chopped dill leaves (shepu / suva bhaji), 1 cup yellow moong dal (split yellow gram) , soaked in water, 2 tsp oil, 1 tsp cumin seeds (jeera), 1/4 tsp asafoetida (hing), 1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi), 2 tsp coriander-cumin seeds (dhania-jeera) powder, 1 tsp chilli powder and salt to taste.

soaking yellow moong dal

  1. This is what yellow moong dal looks like. Yellow moong dal refers to moong beans that have been skinned and split, so that they're flat, yellow, and quick-cooking. They're relatively easy to digest. Images taken from use images also
  2. Put the yellow moong dal in water and wash it. You can see the dirt. This will require you to change the water 2 to 3 times till you get clean water. 
  3. The moong dal is now clean.
  4. Cover and soak the dal in water for at least 2 hours.  
  5. This is what the soaked yellow moong dal looks like.  You can see that the dal has swollen. 
  6. Drain.
  7. Keep aside.

benefits of yellow moong dal

  1. Yellow moong dal good for Cells & Tissues: Apart from glucose for survival, cells and tissues need proteincalcium and iron for growth and maintenance. Yellow moong dal provides all of these. Just about ¼ cup is enough to provide 12.2 gm of protein, 37.5 mg of calcium and 1.95 mg of iron.
  2. Yellow Moong Dal benefits the Heart: The fiber (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. A well maintained cholesterol profile will help you prevent complications like stroke. Additionally, it isn’t a good source of fat at all. So you need not worry about that nutrient too. See 7 super benefits of yellow moong dal.

benefits of suva

  1. Dill Leaves Exhibit Antioxidant Property: Antioxidants are the substances that help in removing the potentially harmful substances called “free radicals” from our body. They prevent or stop cell damage in your body and thus lowers the risk of chronic diseases like cancerdiabetes and heartdisease. They are also a good way of flushing out toxins from our body. Dill leaves are rich in antioxidants vitamin A and vitamin C. A cup of chopped leaves fulfil 42.5% of day’s vitamin C and 29.9% of day’s vitamin A requirement.
  2. Dill Leaves Maintain Bone Health: Osteoporosis is a disease which affects many people as they age. Protein and calcium are the twin pillars to keep the bones healthy. While protein and calcium can be sourced from sprouts, dals, pulses and dairy foods, we also get calcium from cereals like ragi, nuts like almonds and walnuts, seeds like sesame seeds and fruits and vegetables like broccoliavocado and of course dill leaves too. So don’t forget to add suva bhaji to your list of calcium rich foods. Further to enhance calcium absorption, pair it with a source of vitamin C rich food. See 5 super benefits of suva, dill.

method for suva moong dal sabzi

  1. To make suva moong dal sabzi recipe | healthy shepu yellow moong dal sabzi | dry dill moong dal sabzi | heat 2 tsp oil in a non-stick kadhai.
  2. Add 1 tsp cumin seeds (jeera).
  3. Let the seeds crackle.
  4. Add 1/4 tsp asafoetida (hing).
  5. Sauté on a medium flame for few seconds.
  6. Add soaked yellow moong dal (split yellow gram). See above on how to soak yellow dal? We have taken 1 cup and soaked the dal. So you will get a lot more yellow dal.
  7. Add 1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi).
  8. Add 2 tsp coriander-cumin seeds (dhania-jeera) powder.
  9. Add 1 tsp chilli powder.
  10. Add salt to taste.
  11. Add 1 cup of water.
  12. Mix well.
  13. Cover with a lid and cook on a medium flame for 10 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  14. Cooking sabji at about 4 minutes.
  15. Cooking sabji at about 8 minutes.
  16. cooked sabzi.
  17. Add 1/4 cup chopped dill leaves (shepu / suva bhaji).
  18. Mix well and serve suva moong dal sabzi | healthy shepu yellow moong dal sabzi | dry dill moong dal sabji | hot.

tips for suva moong dal sabzi

  1. sukha dill moong dal sabzi is perfect for weight loss.
  2. Have suva moong dal sabzi with low fat curds or homemade curd as an accomaniment.
  3. The net weight of dry dill moong dal sabji  is 556 grams.

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Suva Moong Dal Subzi
 on 08 Oct 14 10:07 AM

A quick subzi brimming with the goodness of fibre, iron and zinc.... this pairs best with chapati and kadhi.