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Moong Curry or Mag nu Shaak (Green Gram Soup)

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Recipe for Moong Curry from Gujarat....Discover how to make Moong Curry using my easy to make Moong Curry recipe...very healthy...!
  Oil 2 Tablespoon
  Dry red chilies 2 Medium
  Mustard seed 1 Teaspoon
  Asafoetida 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Curry leaves 5 Medium
  Turmeric powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Tomato 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped into big chunks
  Ginger paste 1 Teaspoon
  Garlic paste 1 Teaspoon
  Green chili paste 1 Teaspoon
  Coriander powder 1 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Sugar/Jaggery To Taste
  Fresh lime juice 1 Tablespoon
  Moong 1 Cup (16 tbs), boiled (Boiled in water with a little salt)
  Coriander leaves 2 Tablespoon, chopped

1. In a pressure cooker boil the moong in water with a little salt added to the water. Once cooked, set aside along with the water.

2. Take a saucepan heated with a couple of tablespoons of oil. Add dry red whole chilies and mustard seeds. When they crackle, add asafoetida, curry leave and turmeric powder.
3. Add the chopped tomatoes, cover and let it cook till they are tender.
4. Then add the ginger, garlic and green chili paste and stir well.
5. Add coriander powder and a little salt and sugar. Stir well to combine all the ingredients and add the fresh lime juice.
6. Add the boiled moong along with the water in which it was boiled in and stir. Also add chopped coriander leaves.

7. Serve warm with roti or naan or paratha or even rice.

Things You Will Need
1. Pressure cooker (Cooking the moong in an open pot would be time consuming)

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
If you're looking for the recipe of green gram curry, then do try out this recipe. It's easy to make. Green gram is very high in protein. The curry is very tasty and healthy. So don't forget to watch the video for this healthy recipe.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 275 Calories from Fat 78

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g13.8%

Saturated Fat 1.2 g6.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 152.8 mg6.4%

Total Carbohydrates 38 g12.6%

Dietary Fiber 10.3 g41.2%

Sugars 5.6 g

Protein 14 g27.3%

Vitamin A 29.5% Vitamin C 21.7%

Calcium 9.5% Iron 23.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Moong Curry Or Mag Nu Shaak (Green Gram Soup) Recipe Video