Moong Dal Tadka

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10 mins Cooking Time
1 Serving
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Grains, root and tubers
Meats & Fish
Nuts & Seeds
Green Leafy Vegetables
Vitamin A Rich Fruits and Vegetables
Sources of Calories
Protein 17%
Carbs 45%
Fats 38%
Gluten Free
Traditional Recipe
Zero Trans Fat
Sugar Free

This sugar free, zero trans fat, gluten free, lactose free and no added sugar pulses recipe is sure to stimulate your tastebuds. The popular vegetarian indian recipe is a perfect dinner and lunch dals, sambhars & kadhis dish. The recipe goes perfectly with roti, chapati with oil, rice or spinach rice.


  • 2 Tbsp Green Gram Dal (Moong)
  • 1 Tbsp Chopped Onion
  • 1 Tsp Chopped Coriander Leaves
  • 1/2 Tsp Chopped Garlic
  • 1/2 Tsp Cumin Seeds (Jeera)
  • 5 No. Curry Leaves (Kadi Patta)
  • 6 No. Cloves
  • 1/4 Tsp Turmeric Powder (Haldi)
  • 1/4 Tsp Green Chilli Paste
  • 1/8 Tsp Asfaoetida (Hing)
  • 1/2 Tsp Salt
  • 1.5 Tsp Clarified Butter (Ghee)
  • As Required Water


Pre Preparation
  • Step 1

    Cook moong dal for 3 whistles

  • Step 1

    Heat ghee, and add jeera, cloves, chopped garlic, kadi patta, chopped onion, green chilli paste and hing

  • Step 2

    and mix well

  • Step 3

    Then add haldi, salt, cooked moong dal and stir till everything combines

  • Step 4

    Finally garnish with chopped coriander leaves and mix well

  • Step 5

    Serve hot with Roti

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Dairy Products
Cow Milk Protein
Asafoetida (Hing)
Approximate values
Serving Size Medium Bowl(139gm)
Amount Per ServingCalories


% Daily Value *
Total Carbohydrate 21gm 7.6%
Dietary Fiber 5gm 16.3%
Protein 9gm 18.2%
Total Fat 8gm 10.9%

*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 199 kcals ?

  • Walking (3 mph ) 57 minutes
  • Running (6 mph ) 34 minutes
  • Bicycling 27 minutes

Values estimated based on person weighing 60 kgs.

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