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Masala Moong Sprouts Curry Recipe

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Masala moong sprouts curry

Masala moong sprouts curry

Sprouted moong dal (mung bean) curry is a tasty recipe that calls for just a few basic spices. It comes together very quickly; you can have it on the table in a matter of minutes.

This curry is typically served as a side dish with rice and sindhi kadhi, but you can also have it with roti or chapati.

Do try it and share your experience.

Cook Time

Prep timeCook timeReady inYields

10 min

10 min

20 min

2-3 servings


  • 1 cup sprouted moong dal (mung beans)
  • 1 tsp salt, or to taste
  • 3-4 tsp oil
  • 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/4 tsp heeng (asafoetida powder)
  • 150 ml water, or as needed
  • 1-2 pinches red chilli powder, for garnish
  • 1-2 pinches amchur (mango powder), for garnish


  1. Heat oil in a pressure cooker and add in the sprouts, heeng and all spices: salt, red chilli powder and turmeric powder. Stir well and saute for 1-2 minutes.
  2. Add just enough water to submerge the sprouts.
  3. Stir well and close the lid. Give 2-3 whistles and put off the heat. Let the pressure release on its own.
  4. Open the cooker. The sprouts should be done and all the water should have dried up.
  5. Transfer to a serving dish and garnish with a little red chilli powder and amchur powder.
  6. Serve with rice and sindhi kadhi. Recipe video link for the sindhi kadhi in the video.

Masala Moong Sprouts Curry Recipe

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