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 Top 10 Green Moong Dal Recipes

  Last Updated : Oct 26,2018

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Top 10 Green Moong Dal Recipes

Green gram is available in many forms including whole, split, de-husked (yellow) and ground. Split moong beans or green moong dal is green gram that has been split but not skinned. It is a versatile ingredient. It is widely appreciated as a health food and a rich source of proteins and dietary fibre. It is low in fat and rich in B-complex vitamins, calcium and potassium.

Try this simple but elegant Moong Dal Waffles with Stir-fried Vegetables an apt snack for diabetics. It is a treat with a difference because of the methi flavoured moong dal batter. Also, Moong Dal Paratha with curd and pickle is an amazing breakfast option. One serving of it is enough to satiate the hunger and give a nutrient boost. 

Handvo is a traditional Gujarati dish made with different kinds of batters. Try this Green Moong Dal Handvo with mixed vegetables, the rustic flavour and aromatic tempering make it an irresistible snack. You can even add spinach and make Green Moong Dal and Palak Handvo with a boost of fibre.

If you are an ardent fan of South Indian food then forget your rava idli and try these beautiful Green Moong Dal and Vegetable Idli. The added vegetables not only add a crunch and flavour but also, improves the nutrient quotient. If not urad dal, then make this rice and moong dal idli. The well-tested proportions of rice and green moong dal result in a pleasant texture, taste and colour, which will be loved by all your family members. Looking for a treat while watching out your calories? Relish these Moong Dal Dahi Vada which hardly uses any oil for cooking. 

Split green gram is cooked as any other dal is cooked. Clean, wash and soak the dals in water and pressure cook. Give an aromatic tempering and relish this Moong Dal Sultani with rice or phulkas. The combination of moong dal with palak is famous across the country but, we have made a low-calorie version of this delicious iron-rich Moong Dal with Spinach

You can even transform this dal into a wholesome meal. Spicy Green Moong Dal Khichdi sautéed in onion and garlic, along with a traditional tempering of spices and spice powders tastes delicious when eaten with hot kadhi.

top 10 green moong dal recipes

 by Tarla Dalal
Handvo is a traditional Gujarati dish made with different kinds of batters. In this mouth-watering version, we use a batter of green moong dal perked up with mixed veggies. Small amounts of semolina and besan provide the perfect texture to the handvo while ingredients like green chillies, ginger and coriander along with an aromatic tempering provide its irresistible flavour. Cooked simply in a covered pan, the Green Moong Dal Handvo gets a rustic and homely flavour and texture, which you will just love to bite into. Take care when turning over the handvo in the pan, so as not to break it.
Simple but elegant touches make this a recipe to cherish! There is nothing uncommon about waffles topped with stir-fried veggies, but when the waffles are given an Indian touch by making them with a methi flavoured moong batter, it becomes a treat with a difference. Not only that, the delectable combination of stir-fried veggies also gets a special, lingering flavour by the addition of nigella seeds. The Moong Dal Waffles with Stir-Fried Vegetables is an apt snack for diabetics and one serving of it is enough to satiate their hunger and give them a nutrient boost. Moong Dal provides folic acid while vegetables contribute ample fibre to this dish, which is so tasty that the whole family will enjoy it. Serve with a glass of Pineapple Celery Juice for a satiating and soothing combo.
 by Tarla Dalal
rice and moong dal idli | rice and green gram idli | rice and green moong dal and urad dal idli| with 30 amazing images. Rice and Moong Dal Idli is a variant of the most popular South Indian snack, idli, which is traditionally made with rice and urad dal. The well-tested proportions of rice and green moong dal used in this Rice and Moong Dal Idli recipe result in a pleasant texture, taste and colour, which will be loved by all your family members. It is a nutritious, protein-rich Rice and Moong Dal Idli, further enhanced with vitamin-rich vegetables. Works well for breakfast or an evening snack. This is a slightly heavier Rice and Moong Dal Idli because of the presence of green moong dal. You need to oil your idli moulds well, so that the Rice Green Moong Dal Idli comes out clean after steaming. Have a look at our collection of veg steamed recipes. Serve the Rice and Moong Dal Idli immediately with Sambhar and chutney. Enjoy how to make Rice and Moong Dal Idli recipe with detailed step by step photos below.
 by Tarla Dalal
Even commonly consumed dals rock when combined intelligently with the right ingredients! Garlic and tomatoes add tang and taste to this versatile dal, which goes well with rice as well as with phulkas. Folic acid content of moong dal is an added benefit to this dal. Serve with Bajra and Cauliflower Roti , Carrot Pickle and rice .
 by Tarla Dalal
A delicacy from the heartland of Gujarat, Handvo is a unique dish baked in a Kadhai over a traditional tempering and sautéed veggies. Here, we have used a batter of green moong dal which gives a homely flavour and enticing mouth-feel. Ingredients like spinach, onions, coriander and others add to the flavour, while a tempering of sesame really uplifts the aroma. Take care while turning over the handvo, as it must be done slowly without breaking it. Together with peppy green chutney, the Green Moong Dal and Palak Handvo makes an amazing Evening Tea Snacks It can also be served along with a full meal, as a starter.
 by Tarla Dalal
Amidst drum rolls and lots of pomp, we present a non-fried version of none other than one of the most popular chaats... Dahi Vada. Be careful not to soak the vadas beyond 2-3 minutes, to prevent them from breaking. This is a heavy snack so, I suggest you do not indulge in more than one serving.
Popular South Indian Snacks like idli and dosa are extremely tasty and nutritious, but often not suitable for those with high blood sugar because they are made predominantly with rice. Here, is a diabetic-friendly version of idli that replaces rice with wholesome moong dal. Adding veggies to the batter improves the nutrient-quotient as well as flavour and texture of the idlis. Relish this mouth-watering Green Moong Dal and Vegetable Idli right off the steamer, with sizzling hot Sambhar .
 by Tarla Dalal
green moong dal khichdi recipe | moong dal and rice khichdi | hari moong dal khichdi | with 25 amazing images. Sometimes we yearn for the soothing comfort of homemade khichdi, but also feel like having something spicier. When in two minds, go for the Spicy Green Moong Dal Khichdi. Made of rice and wholesome green moong dal, this flavourful moong dal and rice khichdi gets its punch from sautéed onion and garlic, along with a traditional tempering of spices and spice powders. Moong dal khichdi is a easy and quick dish to make, even an amateur cook cannot go wrong with it. This recipe is a variation to the normal moong khichdi which is flavourful and spicy. I bet, if you aren’t a khichdi fan after trying this recipe you will definitely be one. The procedure to make hari moong dal khichdi is combine the rice and green moong dal in enough hot water and soak for 2 hours and drain. Combine the rice and green moong dal, salt and 3 cups of water in a pressure cooker, mix well and pressure cook for 3 whistles. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid. Keep aside. Heat the oil in a deep kadhai and add the mustard seeds, urad dal and asafoetida. When the mustard seeds crackle, add the garlic and onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes. Add the chilli powder, turmeric powder and coriander-cumin seeds powder, mix well and cook on a medium flame for another 1 minute. Add the cooked rice-moong dal mixture, coriander, a little salt and ½ cup of water, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally. If preparing in winter and you feel like adding more warmth and flavours in the spicy moong dal khichdi then toss in some whole spices like cinnamon, bay leaf, cloves and cardamom in the tempering. Other veggies like peas, carrots, tomatoes can also be added to make nutritious spicy moong dal khichdi. I make this khichdi for my family when I have a long and tiring day as it is a comfort food and also is tummy filling. Think comfort food, and khichdi is the first option that comes to mind. Easy to make, a one pot dish dinner, and a one-dish meal , the green moong dal khichdi is the epitome of convenience. Breakfast, brunch, supper or dinner, if you want a simple meal in a hurry, look no further than the humble hari moong dal khichdi. moong dal and rice khichdi is an anytime, anywhere dish. When you are in a good mood and want to make something that reminds you of mom’s cooking. When you are depressed and need a pick-me-up. When you are in a hurry but want to eat something nourishing. When you have abused your stomach at a party and want to comfort it the next day, see our comfort food khichdi collection. When you are an amateur but want to make something that will warm your loved ones’ hearts Serve green moong dal khichdi | moong dal and rice khichdi | hari moong dal khichdi | immediately with Kadhi. Drizzling with a spoonful of ghee and mixing it well elevates the flavour of spicy moong dal khichdi fourfold.
 by Tarla Dalal
green moong dal paratha | moong dal paratha | split moong dal paratha | with amazing 23 images. green moong dal paratha is a protein rich paratha from the Rajasthani cuisine. It is super flavorful and satiating. All the ingredients used in moong dal paratha preparation are basic and can be easily found in every Indian household pantry. If you have soaked green moong dal handy this moong dal paratha can be made in a jiffty. Healthful moong dal takes the form of a tasteful moong dal paratha here! Cooked moong dal, along with potato for binding, onions for crunch and a range of spices for added flavour, makes a great green moong dal paratha that is soft and crunchy in texture. You will enjoy the unique combination of spices in this protein and iron rich green moong dal paratha , especially the thoughtful addition of crushed coriander seeds and amchur. To make green moong dal paratha all we have done is combined green moong dal, whole wheat flour, mashed potatoes, onions, coarsely crushed coriander seeds, coriander leaves, garam masala, powdered sugar, chilli powder, dried mango powder into a soft dough. Rolled into circles and cooked on tava until golden brown. I use moong dal paratha as a tiffin treat, it is also a great way to add protein and iron rich food to my children’s diet. Also, green moong dal aids weight loss. What makes this paratha quick and easy is that all the ingredients are combined together and rolled. If you enjoyed this sumptuous split moong dal paratha then check our Punjabi paratha recipe collection to learn other authentic paratha recipes like Aloo Paratha, Mooli Paratha, Gobi Paratha. Learn to make green moong dal paratha | moong dal paratha | split moong dal paratha | with detailed step by step photos and video below.
 by Tarla Dalal
Though prepared in various different ways across the country, Moong Dal with Spinach is nevertheless a favourite combination in desi cooking. Here, we have made a low calorie version of this delicious iron-rich dal. This recipe is chock full of nutrients, as spinach brings protein, garlic has anti-bacterial and other medicinal properties, and green moong is full of protein, iron, vitamin A, fibre and zinc. Take care to just partially cook the dal so as to retain its crunch.
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Top 10 Green Moong Dal Recipes
 on 19 Feb 18 09:28 AM

I generally makes this receipes with moongdal,moongdal daal dosa with paneer stuffing...Is very fav and yes u have given very healthy and nutritional receipes.
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Tarla Dalal    Hi, Thank you for your suggestion and kind words...
20 Feb 18 08:39 AM