Moong Dal Sookhi Sabzi Recipe

Madhuri Aggarwal
Moong Dal Sookhi Sabzi Recipe
1945 ratings.

Moong Dal Sookhi Sabzi is perfect for a week night dinner as this recipe is simple, quick and light on your tummy. Moong Dal sabzi goes well with roti and boondi raita and some fresh salad.

If you like this recipe, you can also try Mooli Ka Saag and Moong Dal ki sabzi and Phalguni dal recipe.


Course: Dinner
Diet: High Protein Vegetarian
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

20 M

Total in

30 M


2 Servings


  • 1 cup Yellow Moong Dal (Split)
  • 1 tablespoon Red chilli powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • 1 teaspoon Garam masala powder
  • Salt , to taste
  • 2 tablespoon Cooking oil
  • 1 Green Chilli
  • 1 tablespoon Lemon juice
  • Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , as required to garnish

How to make Moong Dal Sookhi Sabzi Recipe

  1. To begin with Moong Dal Sookhi Sabzi, firstly wash the Moong dal and set it aside.

  2. Heat oil in a deep pan and add red chilly powder, turmeric powder and salt. Stir it for 10-12 seconds.

  3. After 10-12 seconds, add the washed lentil to this and give it a good stir.

  4. Add enough water to cover the dal, reduce the flame and cover the pan with a lid.

  5. Cook the dal till the water gets evaporated. Check if the dal is cooked, if not add a little more water and cook till the dal is cooked properly.

  6. Make sure that you not over cook the dal. Once done, open the lid, turn the flame high, add garam masala powder and give it a good stir.

  7. Toss it till the dal is completely dry. After the dal has dried completely, switch off the gas stove and transfer it to the serving bowl, add chopped green chillies, coriander leaves and lemon juice on the top.

  8. Serve Moong Dal Sookhi Sabzi with Lauki raita, Phulkas and kachumber salad.

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Last Modified On Thursday, 15 December 2016 16:31
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