Moong Dal Kadhi Recipe

Moong Dal Kadhi is a popular North Indian dish made with moong dal (split yellow lentils) and yogurt. It is a comforting and flavorful dish that is often served with rice or roti. The moong dal is cooked until soft and then simmered in a tangy yogurt-based gravy. The kadhi is seasoned with spices like cumin seeds, mustard seeds, and curry leaves, which add a delicious aroma and taste to the dish.

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Ingredients for Moong Dal Kadhi Recipe

  • 1/10 cup Moong Dal
  • 1/10 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 1/10 teaspoon Mustard Seeds
  • as per your need A Few Curry Leaves
  • 1/10 Onion, Chopped
  • 1/10 teaspoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1/20 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/10 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • 1/10 cup Yogurt
  • 1/5 cup Water
  • as needed Fresh Coriander Leaves For Garnish
  • 1/5 tablespoon Oil

Directions: Moong Dal Kadhi Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Wash and soak the moong dal for 30 minutes.
  • STEP 2.Pressure cook the moong dal until soft and mushy.
  • STEP 3.In a pan, heat oil and add cumin seeds, mustard seeds, and curry leaves.
  • STEP 4.Add chopped onions and sauté until golden brown.
  • STEP 5.Add ginger-garlic paste and sauté for a minute.
  • STEP 6.Add turmeric powder, red chili powder, and salt to the pan.
  • STEP 7.Add the cooked moong dal and mix well.
  • STEP 8.In a separate bowl, whisk the yogurt with water until smooth.
  • STEP 9.Add the yogurt mixture to the pan and simmer for 10-15 minutes.
  • STEP 10.Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve hot with rice or roti.

Cooking Tips

  • Soaking the moong dal helps in faster cooking and better digestion.
  • Make sure to cook the moong dal until it is soft and mushy for a creamy texture.
  • Adjust the amount of spices according to your taste preference.
  • You can add a pinch of asafoetida for extra flavor.
  • For a thicker kadhi, reduce the amount of water added to the yogurt.

Storage and Serving

  • Store the leftover kadhi in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
  • Reheat before serving and add a little water if needed to adjust the consistency.
  • Serve the kadhi hot with rice or roti.
  • It can also be enjoyed as a soup or with khichdi.
Nutrition
value
173
calories per serving
1 g Fat11 g Protein29 g Carbs4 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    1g
  • Protein
    11g
  • Carbs
    29g
  • Fiber
    4g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    29g
  • Protein
    11g
  • Fiber
    4g

Fats

  • Fat
    1g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    66mg
  • Iron
    2mg
  • Vitamin A
    64mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    40mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    1mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    79mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    184mg
  • 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