Moong Dal Chutney Recipe

Moong Dal Chutney is a delicious and healthy condiment made from yellow lentils. It is a popular South Indian dish that is packed with protein and flavors. The chutney has a smooth and creamy texture with a hint of tanginess from tamarind and spiciness from green chilies. It is a versatile accompaniment that can be served with dosa, idli, vada, or even as a spread for sandwiches. This chutney is easy to make and can be stored in the refrigerator for a few days.

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Ingredients for Moong Dal Chutney Recipe

  • 1/4 cup Moong Dal
  • 1.25 En Chilies
  • 1/2 piece Small E Of Ginger
  • 1/2 Small Lemon Sized Tamarind
  • 1/2 tablespoon Oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon Mustard Seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon Urad Dal
  • as required A Few Curry Leaves
  • pinch A Pinch Of Hing
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • as per your need Water As Needed

Directions: Moong Dal Chutney Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Wash and soak moong dal for 2 hours.
  • STEP 2.Drain the water and grind the dal with green chilies, ginger, and tamarind to a smooth paste.
  • STEP 3.Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds, urad dal, curry leaves, and hing. Once the mustard seeds splutter, add the ground dal paste and cook for a few minutes.
  • STEP 4.Add salt and water to adjust the consistency of the chutney.
  • STEP 5.Remove from heat and let it cool. Serve the chutney with dosa, idli, or any other dish of your choice.

Cooking Tips

  • Soaking the moong dal helps in easy grinding and gives a smooth texture to the chutney.
  • Adjust the spiciness of the chutney by adding more or fewer green chilies according to your preference.
  • You can also add grated coconut for a variation in flavor and texture.

Storage and Serving

  • Store the chutney in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3-4 days.
  • Serve the chutney at room temperature or slightly chilled.
  • You can also use this chutney as a spread for sandwiches or as a dip for snacks.
Nutrition
value
477
calories per serving
16 g Fat26 g Protein57 g Carbs12 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    16g
  • Protein
    26g
  • Carbs
    57g
  • Fiber
    12g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    57g
  • Protein
    26g
  • Fiber
    12g

Fats

  • Fat
    16g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    89mg
  • Iron
    5mg
  • Vitamin A
    187mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    2mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    104mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    8mg
  • Vitamin E
    2mg
  • Copper
    1mcg
  • Magnesium
    184mg
  • Manganese
    3mg
  • Phosphorus
    446mg
  • Selenium
    52mcg
  • Zinc
    3mg
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