Saag Moong Dal Recipe

A healthy and delicious preparation of saag leaves cooked with split yellow moong dal.

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Ingredients for Saag Moong Dal Recipe

  • 200 gram Moong dal
  • 1 cup Water
  • 1/2 tablespoon Chili powder
  • 1/2 tablespoon Turmeric powder
  • As required Salt
  • 4 tablespoon Oil
  • 1 No.s Onion Sliced
  • 1 bunch Saag leaves washed and chopped
  • As required Ingredients for Tempering
  • 1/2 tablespoon Mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tablespoon Cumin seeds
  • 2 No.s Dry red chillies
  • 5 No.s Garlic whole cloves, peeled

Directions: Saag Moong Dal Recipe

step 1

  • STEP 1.1place a vessel on the heat and add 200 gms moong dal. Dry roast, tossing continuously so that it doesn’t burn.

step 2

  • STEP 2.2after roasting the dal, transfer it to a pressure cooker, add 1 cup water,½ tbsp chili powder, ½ tbsp turmeric (haldi) powder, salt to taste and mix together. Pressure cook for 2 whistles on medium heat. Turn off the heat and keep aside.

step 3

  • STEP 3.3in a preheated pan add 2 tbsp oil, 1 sliced onion and saute till the onion is lightly browned.

step 4

  • STEP 4.4then add 1 bunch washed and chopped saag leaves. Add salt as per taste. Not too much as salt has been added to the dal as well.

step 5

  • STEP 5.5stir the leaves and onion together and cook on medium heat till the leaves wilt and cook. The quantity in the pan will reduce. This will take upto 4 or 5 minutes.

step 6

  • STEP 6.6open the cooker and check the dal. Mash it slightly.

step 7

  • STEP 7.7add the dal to the wilted saag leaves in the pan. Mix well. Rinse the cooker with a little water and add it to the dal and saag.

step 8

  • STEP 8.8if the dal is very thick, add a few tbsp of water and cover and simmer on low heat for 5 minutes. Turn off the heat.

step 9

  • STEP 9.9for the tadka, add 2 tbsp oil in a preheated pan, add ½ tbsp mustard seeds, ½ tbsp cumin seeds and allow to splutter. Add 2 dry red chillies and 5 whole cloves of peeled garlic. Saute for a few seconds till the aroma of the roasted garlic comes through. Do not burn the chillies.

step 10

  • STEP 10.10pour his tadka over the saag moong dal and mix thoroughly.
Nutrition
value
1244
calories per serving
60 g Fat54 g Protein118 g Carbs36 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    60g
  • Protein
    54g
  • Carbs
    118g
  • Fiber
    36g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    118g
  • Protein
    54g
  • Fiber
    36g

Fats

  • Fat
    60g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    300mg
  • Iron
    19mg
  • Vitamin A
    1482mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    4mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    286mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    50mg
  • Vitamin E
    11mg
  • Copper
    2mcg
  • Magnesium
    513mg
  • Manganese
    12mg
  • Phosphorus
    941mg
  • Selenium
    110mcg
  • Zinc
    7mg
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