How to make Moong And Paneer Broth -

Healthy moong and paneer broth.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from the book Paneer Book.

Main Ingredients : Paneer (पनीर), Whole Green Gram

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Soups

Moong And Paneer Broth

Moong And Paneer Broth Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Moong And Paneer Broth Recipe

  • Paneer cut into ½ inch cubes 100 grams

  • Whole Green Gram 1/2 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Cumin seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Spring onions chopped 2-3

  • Ginger chopped 1 inch piece

  • Green chillies chopped 3

  • Lemon juice 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Noodles boiled and deep fried 1 cup


Step 1

Pressure cook moong along with two cups of water and salt till done. Cool and grind to a smooth purée. Strain and add four to five cups of water and stir to make a thin broth.

Step 2

Heat oil in a wok; add cumin seeds and when they begin to change colour add spring onions and ginger and sauté over medium heat for half a minute. Add green chillies and continue to sauté for half a minute longer.

Step 3

Add the moong broth and bring to a boil. Lower heat, add lemon juice, adjust seasoning and simmer, uncovered, for five minutes.

Step 4

Stir in the diced paneer and simmer for half a minute. Ladle the soup into individual serving bowls, garnish with fried noodles and serve hot.

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