Moong Daal with Dill & Spring Onions:

Perfect Recipe for Winter and cold season!



  • Yellow Split Moong Daal – 1 cup
  • Spring Onions – 3-4
  • Dill – a bunchful

  • Ghee or oil – 1 tablspoon
  • Cumin seeds – ¼ teaspoon
  • Mustard seeds – ¼ teaspoon
  • Fresh ginger paste – 1 teaspoon
  • Whole green chillies 2 – optional
  • Turmeric – 1 teaspoon
  • Jaggery (optional) ¼ tspn
  • Salt to taste


  • Soak the Moong Daal in hot water for 15-20 minutes so that they go soft. The hot water helps the beans to go softer rather than then being hard when cooking.
  • Chop the spring onions including the green leaves
  • Chop dill to smaller sections

Cooking Instructions:

0 Heat the ghee/oil to very hot
Add cumin seeds and mustard seeds so that they splutter.
Add whole green chillies (optional)
Then add spring onions and stir until very lightly golden brown.
Add turmeric and ginger paste and cook further for 3-5 minutes.
Meanwhile drain the water completely from the Moong Daal.
Add Moong Daal in and keep stirring . Close with a lid and cook for another 5 minutes.
Then add the Dill. Stir for 2 minutes.
Add salt and jaggery
Close the lid and cook for a few minutes.

This can be served with cooked rice or chapattis and steamed salad.

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