Nourishing Moong Dal (Mung Bean) Soup Recipe

Updated on November 10, 2018
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Moong Dal soup
Moong Dal soup

An Easy, Nourishing Soup in 25 minutes!

Moong dal provides almost the same health advantages as mung beans. It tastes good both raw and boiled. It is rich in antioxidants, fiber, protein, magnesium, potassium, etc. Mung beans are good for overall health, particularly for breastfeeding women.

Moong dal soup is easy to make. You need only a few simple ingredients, and the preparation takes less than 25 minutes.

This soup is moderately thin, a bit sour (because of lemon), and appetizing. Sip it on a cold evening and enjoy the taste!

Now, I will share with you the recipe for making this soup.

5 stars for Nourishing Moong Dal (Mung Bean) Soup

Cook Time

Prep time: 5 min
Cook time: 20 min
Ready in: 25 min
Yields: Serves four people

Ingredients

  • 1 cup moong dal, washed with water
  • 1/4 cup carrots, cut in long strips
  • 2-3 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp fresh pepper corns, roughly powdered
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 2 tsp fresh coriander, finely chopped
  • salt to taste
  • 5-6 curry leaves
  • 1 tsp butter, or ghee or olive oil
Moong dal (mung bean) soup
Moong dal (mung bean) soup

Instructions

  1. Wash moong dal with some water. Add 2 cups of water. Add chopped carrots and some salt.
  2. Pressure cook until 2 whistles and simmer for 5 minutes. Turn off the heat. Remove the cooker lid and allow the pressure to release naturally. Set aside.
  3. Heat butter/ghee/olive oil in a deep-bottomed pan. Throw in cumin seeds. Let them splutter. Add moong dal mix. Also, add 2-3 cups of water.
  4. Bring the mixture to a boil. Add remaining salt and pepper powder. Continue boiling the mixture for 3-4 minutes. Turn off the heat.
  5. Add lemon juice and chopped coriander leaves. Stir well. Now, moong dal soup is ready to serve!
  6. Divide equally into 4 bowls. Serve hot! This is a revitalizing and filling soup. Enjoy the taste!

Step-by-Step Photo Tutorial

Ingredients for making moong dal soup
Ingredients for making moong dal soup
Step 1: Cook moong dal and chopped carrots as per instructions. Set aside.
Step 1: Cook moong dal and chopped carrots as per instructions. Set aside.
Cooked moong dal and carrot mix
Cooked moong dal and carrot mix
Step 2: Heat butter/ghee/olive oil in a deep-bottomed pan. Throw in cumin seeds. Let them splutter. Add curry leaves. Saute for a few seconds.
Step 2: Heat butter/ghee/olive oil in a deep-bottomed pan. Throw in cumin seeds. Let them splutter. Add curry leaves. Saute for a few seconds.
Step 3: Add moong dal mixture. Add 2  cups of water. Bring the mixture to a boil.
Step 3: Add moong dal mixture. Add 2 cups of water. Bring the mixture to a boil.
Step 4: Add remaining salt and pepper powder. Continue boiling for 3-4 minutes. Turn off the heat. Add lemon juice and chopped coriander leaves. Stir the mix well.
Step 4: Add remaining salt and pepper powder. Continue boiling for 3-4 minutes. Turn off the heat. Add lemon juice and chopped coriander leaves. Stir the mix well.
Moong dal soup is ready to serve! Pour it equally into 4 bowls. Serve hot! Enjoy the taste!
Moong dal soup is ready to serve! Pour it equally into 4 bowls. Serve hot! Enjoy the taste!

Nutritional Information of Moong Dal Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 1
Calories 156
Calories from Fat9
% Daily Value *
Fat 1 g2%
Saturated fat 0 g
Carbohydrates 27 g9%
Sugar 1 g
Fiber 5 g20%
Protein 10 g20%
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 6 mg
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.

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