Khatta Moong Curry

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15 mins Cooking Time
2 Servings
Diversity score info

Diversity Score defines how nutritionally diverse your food is. It reflects the concept that increasing the variety of foods in the diet helps to ensure adequate intake of essential nutrients.

Grains, root and tubers
Meats & Fish
Nuts & Seeds
Green Leafy Vegetables
Vitamin A Rich Fruits and Vegetables
Sources of Calories
Protein 19%
Carbs 39%
Fats 43%
Gluten Free
Home Made Recipe
Recipe for Beginners

This gluten-free gravy vegetable recipe is sure to stimulate your tastebuds. The popular vegetarian and Jain Kerala recipe is a perfect lunch and dinner main course dish. The sour/tangy and flavorful recipe provides a boost of calcium, protein, total fiber, iron (Fe), and potassium (k) to your daily meals and makes it more nutritionally diverse. The recipe goes perfectly with rice, roti, bajra bhakri, or masala roti.


  • 2 Tbsp Whole Green Gram (Moong)
  • 1/2 Cup Curd
  • 2 Tsp Bengal Gram Flour (Besan)
  • 1/2 Tsp Chopped Coriander Leaves
  • 4 No. Curry Leaves (Kadi Patta)
  • 1/4 Tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1/4 Tsp Red Chilly Powder
  • 1/4 Tsp Turmeric Powder (Haldi)
  • 1/8 Tsp Asafoetida (Hing)
  • 1/4 Tsp Mustard Seeds (Rai)
  • 1/4 Tsp Salt
  • 1 Tsp Oil
  • As Required Water


Pre Preparation
  • Step 1

    Soak whole moong and pressure cook

  • Step 1

    Take a mixing bowl, to add curd, besan, red chilly powder, haldi, dhania powder, mix well and keep aside

  • Step 2

    In a frying pan, heat oil at a low flame, add rai, hing, kadi patta, previously cooked whole moong, and mix well

  • Step 3

    Further, pour in the previously made curd mixture, a little water, and mix well

  • Step 4

    Sprinkle salt, chopped coriander leaves, and stir well

  • Step 5

    Garnish with coriander leaves

  • Step 6

    Serve hot with chapatti

Healthy Twist

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Dairy Products
Chickpea Flour (Besan)
Red Chilli
Asafoetida (Hing)
Approximate values
Serving Size Medium Bowl(134gm)
Amount Per ServingCalories


% Daily Value *
Total Carbohydrate 14gm 5.1%
Dietary Fiber 4gm 15.4%
Protein 8gm 16.0%
Total Fat 8gm 9.7%

*Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Disclaimer: Nutrition information is based on standard serving sizes and recipes as prepared by Fitterfly. Actual nutritional values may vary because of variations in portion size or recipes, continuous data changes by these sources, changes in growing seasons, or differences in the sources of ingredients. We may update this information from time to time and change the way we calculate Nutrition data. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice, but calorie needs vary based on multiple factors. For some ingredients, nutrient information is not available and they may not reflect accurately in the Label. Please consult your doctor or a Registered Dietitian if you are on a medically restricted diet.

Reference: Indian Food Composition Tables 2017, National Institute of Nutrition; Nutritive Value of Indian Foods 2016, National Institute of Nutrition (Indian Council of Medical Research)


How long would it take burn 158 kcals ?

  • Walking (3 mph ) 46 minutes
  • Running (6 mph ) 27 minutes
  • Bicycling 22 minutes

Values estimated based on person weighing 60 kgs.

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