Whole mung dal


Whole Mung Dal

Mung beans contain a lot of protein and fiber. They are therefore very easy to digest and provide a long-lasting feeling of satiety. Our Whole mung dal is therefore the perfect recipe if you want to lose weight. Whole mung dal also contains many other healthy substances such as vitamins, minerals and antioxidants.

Total Time
30 min
Simple Tasty Recipes

Ingredients for 2 Servings

  • ½ cup

    Dry whole mung beans

  • ¼ cup


  • 1 tsp

    Curry powder

  • ½ tsp

    Garam masala

  • ¼ tsp

    Turmeric powder

  • ¼ tsp

    Coriander powder

  • ¼ tsp

    Cumin seeds

  • 1 tsp


  • 1 tbsp


  • ¼ tsp


  • 1 tbsp

    Chopped onion

  • 1 tbsp

    Fresh cilantro

Total Time

  • Cooking Time
    30 min

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  1. Soak the dry mung beans for 4 hours in hot water or overnight.

  2. In a pot add 3 cups of water and cook the mung beans for 15 to 20 min.

  3. Heat oil in a pot. Add the cumin seeds, mix well and wait for 30 seconds. Then add the onions and cook together for another 2 min.

  4. Now add the tomato, salt, turmeric powder and ginger. Mix well, cover with a lid and cook for 5 to 6 min.

  5. Mash the tomatoes into a paste with a spoon and add the cooked mung beans, the curry powder, the garam masala and ½ cup of water.

  6. Bring to a boil, and if the dish is too thick, add some more water.

  7. Garnish with cilantro and serve with rice or chapati.


Tip: For high vata, add 2 tbs of coconut milk

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