Mooli Moong Dal Recipe

Mooli Moong Dal is a nutritious and flavorful Indian dish made with yellow lentils (moong dal) and radishes (mooli). The lentils are cooked until soft and creamy, while the radishes add a refreshing crunch. The dish is seasoned with a blend of spices, including cumin, turmeric, and garam masala, giving it a warm and aromatic flavor. Serve this Mooli Moong Dal with rice or roti for a wholesome and satisfying meal.

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Ingredients for Mooli Moong Dal Recipe

  • 1/4 cup Yellow Lentils
  • 1/2 cup Water
  • 0.13 teaspoon Turmeric
  • 0.13 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 tablespoon Oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 1/4 inch Ginger, Grated
  • 1/2 cloves Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 1/2 Radishes, Thinly Sliced
  • 0.13 teaspoon Garam Masala
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • as per your need Rice Or Roti For Serving

Directions: Mooli Moong Dal Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Rinse the lentils and soak them in water for 30 minutes.
  • STEP 2.In a pressure cooker, cook the lentils with water, turmeric, and salt until they are soft and mushy.
  • STEP 3.In a separate pan, heat oil and add cumin seeds, ginger, and garlic. Cook until fragrant.
  • STEP 4.Add the radishes and cook for a few minutes until they are slightly tender.
  • STEP 5.Add the cooked lentils to the pan and simmer for a few minutes to allow the flavors to meld together.
  • STEP 6.Season with garam masala and adjust salt to taste.
  • STEP 7.Serve hot with rice or roti.

Cooking Tips

  • You can adjust the consistency of the dal by adding more or less water.
  • If you don't have a pressure cooker, you can cook the lentils in a regular pot, but it will take longer.
  • Feel free to add other vegetables to the dal, such as spinach or tomatoes.

Storage and Serving

  • This Mooli Moong Dal is best served hot and fresh.
  • If you have leftovers, you can store them in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • To reheat, you can microwave the dal or warm it up in a saucepan with a splash of water.
Nutrition
value
104
calories per serving
< 1 g Fat7 g Protein16 g Carbs5 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    < 1g
  • Protein
    7g
  • Carbs
    16g
  • Fiber
    5g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    16g
  • Protein
    7g
  • Fiber
    5g

Fats

  • Fat
    < 1g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    127mg
  • Iron
    3mg
  • Vitamin A
    1010mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    46mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    27mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    77mg
  • Manganese
    3mg
  • Phosphorus
    131mg
  • Selenium
    25mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp