A classic Gujarati preparation of yellow split moong dal cooked with ridge gourd (Turai/ Turia). Give this absolutely healthy and tasty Turai Moong Dal Recipe which is a classic Gujarati dish and can be put together in under 30 minutes. Serve it along with hot steamed rice or methi thepla for lunch or dinner. Turai Moong Dal, also known as Turiya Mag Ni Dal, has a subtle sweetness that it gets from the ridge gourd (turai) itself. When combined with some spices and cooked along with the lentils it imparts a soft and tender texture to the palate.