How to make Moong Dal Aur Hare Pyaz Ki Sabzi -

An everyday veggie dish cooked with moong dal and spring onions and a touch of buttermilk.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Maa ki Dal.

Main Ingredients : Spring onion green (हरे प्याज़ की पत्ती ), Split green gram skinless (dhuli moong dal) (मूंगदाल धुली)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Moong Dal Aur Hare Pyaz Ki Sabzi

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History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Moong Dal Aur Hare Pyaz Ki Sabzi Recipe

  • Spring onion green diagonally chopped 6 stalks

  • Split green gram skinless (dhuli moong dal) soaked for 20 minutes and drained, 1 1/2 cups

  • Oil 2-3 tablespoons

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Mustard seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Black peppercorns 1 teaspoon

  • Asafoetida 1/4 teaspoon

  • Green chillies finely chopped 3

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Dried mango powder 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Buttermilk 1 1/2 cups


Step 1

Heat oil in a non-stick pan.

Step 2

Add cumin seeds, mustard seeds and black peppercorns and let the seeds splutter.

Step 3

Add asafoetida, mix and sauté for 1 minute.

Step 4

Add green chillies, mix and sauté for 1 minute.

Step 5

Add moong dal and mix well. Sauté for 1 minute.

Step 6

Add turmeric powder, red chilli powder, amchur and salt.

Step 7

Mix well and cook for 2 minutes.

Step 8

Add ½ cup buttermilk, stir to mix, cover and cook for 3-4 minutes or till dry, stirring once a while.

Step 9

Add remaining buttermilk, stir to mix, cover and cook for 3-4 minutes.

Step 10

Add chopped spring onion greens, mix well for 1 minute and switch off heat. Serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

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