How to make Moong Dal Soup-SK Khazana -

Creamy and smooth, moong dal soup is very nourishing

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Split skinless green gram (dhuli moong dal), Oil (ऑइल)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Soups

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Moong Dal Soup-SK Khazana

Moong Dal Soup-SK Khazana Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Moong Dal Soup-SK Khazana Recipe

  • Split skinless green gram (dhuli moong dal) soaked and boiled 3/4 cup

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Butter 2-3 tablespoons

  • Cloves 4

  • Black peppercorns 12-14

  • Fresh red chillies cut into strips 1-2

  • Cinnamon broken 1/2 inch

  • Bay leaf 1

  • Garlic chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Medium onion finely chopped 1

  • Medium tomato finely chopped 1

  • Medium carrot boiled and finely chopped 1

  • Salt to taste

  • Fresh cream 1 tablespo for drizzling

  • Black peppercorns crushed to taste

  • Coconut milk 2-3 tablespoons

  • Fresh coriander sprig for garnish


Step 1

Heat oil and butter in a non-stick pan. Add cloves, peppercorns, red chillies, cinnamon, bay leaf, garlic and onion, mix and sauté till onion turns translucent.

Step 2

Add tomato and carrots, mix well and cook till tomatoes soften. Add salt and mix well.

Step 3

Add green gram and mix well. Add some water, mix and cook for 1-2 minutes. Remove from heat and blend well with a hand blender.

Step 4

Strain into another non-stick pan kept on heat and bring to a boil. Add 1 tablespoon cream and mix well.

Step 5

Add crushed peppercorns and coconut milk, mix well and simmer for 1-2 minutes.

Step 6

Transfer into a serving bowl, drizzle some cream on top, garnish with coriander sprig and serve hot.

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