How to make Moong Aur Hare Lasun Ki Dal -

A healthy wholesome meal of green moong beans cooked with green garlic that add distinctive flavor and aroma

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Fresh green garlic (hare lasun), Whole green gram

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Dals and Kadhis

Moong Aur Hare Lasun Ki Dal

Moong Aur Hare Lasun Ki Dal Recipe Card


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 : 7-8 hour

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Moong Aur Hare Lasun Ki Dal Recipe

  • Fresh green garlic (hare lasun) 1 small bunch

  • Whole green gram soaked and drained 3/4 cup

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Asafoetida a pinch of

  • Green chilli paste 1/2 teaspoon

  • Ginger-garlic paste 2 teaspoons

  • Tomatoes chopped 2 medium

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Fresh coriander springs for garnish

  • Steamed rice to serve


Step 1

Finely chop fresh green garlic.

Step 2

Mix together green gram, turmeric powder and salt in a pressure cooker and mix well. Cook till 2 whistles are released.

Step 3

Heat oil in a non-stick deep pan, add cumin seeds and let them change colour. Add asafoetida, green chilli paste and ginger garlic paste and mix well

Step 4

Add chopped green garlic and sauté for 2 minutes. Add tomatoes and mix well. Cook for 2 minutes or till tomatoes turn soft and pulpy.

Step 5

Open the cooker once the pressure has reduced completely and add gram mixture and mix well. Add ½ cup water and adjust salt and mix, Cover and cook for 2-3 minutes.

Step 6

Sprinkle chopped coriander and take the pan off the heat. Transfer into a serving bowl and garnish with coriander sprig.

Step 7

Serve hot with steamed rice.

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