Jain Moong Ni Kadhi

Tempered whole moong added to the normal kadhi increases its nutrient value. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Jain Moong Ni Kadhi

Main Ingredients Split green gram skinless (dhuli moong dal), Buttermilk
Cuisine Gujarati
Course Dals and Kadhis
Prep Time 51-60 minutes
Cook time 21-25 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Jain Moong Ni Kadhi

  • 1/2 cup Split green gram skinless (dhuli moong dal) boiled
  • 2 cups Buttermilk
  • to taste Salt
  • 2 tablespoons Gram flour (besan)
  • 1 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 2 teaspoons Red chilli powder
  • 1 tablespoon Oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Asafoetida
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin powder
  • 2 teaspoons Coriander powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Ghee
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds


  1. Heat buttermilk in a non-stick pan. Add salt and mix well. Add gram flour and blend with a hand blender. Add ½ teaspoon turmeric powder and 1 teaspoon chilli powder, mix and bring to a boil.
  2. Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Add ¼ teaspoon asafoetida, green gram, remaining turmeric powder, ½ teaspoon chilli powder, cumin powder, coriander powder, salt and sugar, mix and cook for a minute.
  3. Add the prepared green gram mixture to the buttermilk mixture, mix well and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  4. Heat ghee in a non-stick tempering pan. Add cumin seeds and let it splutter. Add remaining asafoetida and remaining chilli powder and add it to the pan.
  5. Serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 712
Carbohydrates 78.6
Protein 34.4
Fat 29
Other Fiber Fiber- 16.6gm