French Beans with Moong Dal

French beans and moong dal cooked together with some spices. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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French Beans with Moong Dal

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Main Ingredients French beans, Split green gram skinless (dhuli moong dal)
Cuisine Indian
Course Main Course Vegetarian
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for French Beans with Moong Dal

  • 250 grams French beans stringed and chopped
  • 100 grams Split green gram skinless (dhuli moong dal) soaked
  • 2 tablespoons Oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon Asafoetida
  • 4-5 Green chillies finely chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • to taste Salt
  • 4-5 Garlic cloves grated
  • 1/2 teaspoon Coriander powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cumin powder
  • 2 tablespoons Fresh coriander leaves finely chopped


  1. Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add mustard seeds and let them splutter. Add asafoetida and green chillies and saute for 1 minute.
  2. Drain and add moong dal and French beans and mix well. Add turmeric powder and salt and mix well. Reduce heat, cover and cook till both the dal and French beans are almost done.
  3. Add garlic, coriander powder and cumin powder and mix well. Sprinkle a little water and mix well. Cover and cook for 2 minutes.
  4. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 726
Carbohydrates 74.8
Protein 30.7
Fat 33.7
Other Fiber Fiber- 11.4gm