Khattu Mag

Sabut moong cooked in spicy yogurt mixture. This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

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Khattu Mag
Main Ingredients Whole green grams, Yogurt
Cuisine Gujarati
Course Dals and Kadhis
Prep Time 16-20 minutes
Cook time 31-40 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Tangy
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Khattu Mag

  • 1/2 cup Whole green grams
  • to taste Yogurt
  • 1 1/2 cups Skimmed milk yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons Gram flour (besan)
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon Ginger paste
  • 1 teaspoon Green chilli paste
  • 1 teaspoon Sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Oil
  • a pinch Asafoetida
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 3-4 Cloves
  • 1 inch stick Cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon Fenugreek seeds (methi dana)
  • 8-10 Curry leaves


  1. Soak sabut moong in two cups of water for about an hour. Drain, add two cups of water and salt and boil till soft. Take yogurt in a bowl.
  2. Add salt, gram flour, turmeric powder, ginger paste, green chilli paste and whisk well. Add sugar and one cup of water and mix again. Heat oil in a pan. Add asafoetida, mustard seeds, cumin seeds, cloves, cinnamon, fenugreek seeds, curry leaves and sauté.
  3. Add the yogurt mixture and cook till the gram flour gets cooked. Add a little water to correct the consistency. Add sabut moong and cook for three to four minutes on medium heat. Serve hot.