Mung Bean Dahl Recipe

Looking for an easy mung bean dahl recipe? Learn how to make mung bean dahl using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by soggykookies

Makes 5 servings



ingredients do not include the spices: 1 tsp tumeric 1 tsp cumin 1 whole chili pepper 1/2 tsp pepper 2 bay leaves

Recipe Ingredients for mung bean dahl

1 cup Mung Beans, Mature Seeds
1 medium Green Zucchini
1 medium whole (2-3/5" dia) Tomatoes, Red, Ripe
2 tbsp Butter
1 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1/4 cup slices (1" dia) Ginger Root
5 clove Garlic
1 medium Onions
1 cup Spinach

Recipe Directions for mung bean dahl

  1. Pour olive oil in the bottom of a 4 qt. pot, sauté onion, ginger, garlic (trinity roots) and peppers. Sprinkle with 1 t of salt to bring out the flavors. Saute? until the onions are translucent 10-15 minutes.

  2. In other small skillet pour 1-2 T of ghee/oil and let get warm for 1-2 minutes on low-medium heat. Add Cumin Seeds and toast for 1 minute, then add the Turmeric and pepper and sizzle for another 30 seconds.Add these spices to the Onion, Garlic & Ginger (trinity roots) mixture. Then add the chopped tomato and stir. Cook until mushy

  3. Wash Mung Beans

  4. Add water, Mung Beans and bay leaves to onion/spice mixture. Stir and bring to a boil, then turn on low and cover for 40 minutes stirring about half way through (add any other veggies at this time).

  5. Serve on bed of spinach with a dollop of yogurt on top or with rice

Categories

Beans, Main Dish, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 145.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
137
Calories from Fat
69
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
7.7g
12%
Saturated Fat
3.4g
17%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
12mg
4%
Sodium
136mg
6%
Potassium
264mg
8%
Total Carbohydrates
14.3g
5%
Dietary Fiber
4.7g
19%
Sugars
3.3g
Protein
4.2g
Vitamin A 21% Vitamin C 24%
Calcium 4% Iron 6%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
92% confidence
B
  Good points
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
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