Chaneko Moong Ko Dal (Garlic-flavoured split green gram)

Chaneko Moong Ko Dal (Garlic-flavoured split green gram)

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Servings: 4
Calories: 261


  • 9 oz Split green gram dhuli moong dal
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric haldi powder
  • 1/2 inch piece Ginger adrak, peeled, sliced
  • 3 Green cardamom choti elaichi
  • 4 Cloves laung
  • 1 tbsp Ghee
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin jeera seeds
  • a pinch Asafoetida hing, crushed
  • 1/2 tsp Jimmu optional
  • 1 tsp Garlic lasan, thinly sliced


  • Wash and soak the split green gram for 1/2 an hour.
  • Heat 5 cups water; add salt, turmeric powder, ginger, green cardamom, and cloves. When the water starts boiling, add green gram (drained). Cook till done. Remove from heat and keep aside to cool a little.
  • Then remove the ginger, cloves, and green cardamom. Strain the green gram through a thick cloth, pushing with a ladle. The strained mixture will be thick and smooth.
  • Heat the ghee in a pan; add asafoetida, cumin seeds, and garlic. When the garlic turns brown, add jimmu. Pour this mixture over the green gram and serve hot.
Calories: 261 kcal
Carbohydrates: 41 g
Protein: 16 g
Fat: 5g
Saturated Fat: 2 g
Trans Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 10 mg
Sodium: 13 mg
Potassium: 670 mg
Fiber: 17 g
Sugar: 5 g
Vitamin A: 100 IU
Vitamin C: 2 mg
Calcium: 51 mg
Iron: 3 mg
Dishes Curries
Cuisine Indian
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