Moong Dal and Spinach Soup

Moong Dal and Spinach Soup

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Good health in a bowlful, that is what this soup is! Moong Dal and Spinach Soup is a zero-oil recipe, brimful of protein, vitamin A and iron – all of which will make your eyes sharp and keen.

Moreover, the use of low-fat milk reduces the calorie content of this recipe, while retaining a good quota of calcium too.

Top it with Toasted Croutons and serve accompained with Pasta and Vegetable Salad .

Moong Dal and Spinach Soup recipe - How to make Moong Dal and Spinach Soup

Soaking time:  10 minutes   Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 2 servings
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4 tbsp yellow moong dal (split yellow gram) , soaked for 10 minutes and drained
1/2 cup finely chopped spinach (palak)
1 tsp cornflour
1/4 cup low-fat milk , 99.7% fat-free
salt and to taste

  1. Combine the cornflour and milk in a bowl, mix well and keep aside.
  2. Combine the yellow moong dal and 2 cups of hot water in a pressure cooker, mix well and pressure cook for 2 whistles.
  3. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid
  4. Mix the dal very well with help of a whisk.
  5. Add the spinach, cornflour-milk mixture, salt and pepper powder, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  6. Serve hot.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy120 cal
Protein8.3 g
Carbohydrates20.4 g
Fiber3 g
Fat0.6 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium30.3 mg


Moong Dal and Spinach Soup
 on 03 Oct 17 10:41 AM

very nice , i didn''t saw u are giving me ans for my comment , plz be in touch with me.
Tarla Dalal
03 Oct 17 11:43 AM
   Hi Pranita, please post your questions on the recipes directly. Thanks.
Moong Dal and Spinach Soup
 on 19 Sep 17 06:58 AM

Taste ok..
Moong Dal and Spinach Soup
 on 12 Sep 17 09:28 AM

Is there a substitute for Corn flour? Am allergic to corn, wheat, Oats and soy. Can Rice flour or Roasted Bengal gram Dal flour( putana) be used instead?
Tarla Dalal
12 Sep 17 04:50 PM
   Hi, Add less water and omit the cornflour...the soup will be thick enough...
Moong Dal and Spinach Soup
 on 21 Jun 17 01:58 PM

Moog Dal Aur Palak ka soup testy aour healthy bhi hai jisme protin vitamin A aour iron hai jo hamre Aakho ke liye bahoot upyogi hai.. Banane me bhi Aasan recipes hai
Tarla Dalal
21 Jun 17 02:32 PM
Moong Dal and Spinach Soup
 on 16 Sep 16 10:12 PM

Unbelievably tasty!
Tarla Dalal
21 Jun 17 02:33 PM
   Glad you liked the soup.
Moong Dal and Spinach Soup ( Zero Oil )
 on 14 Feb 16 07:25 PM

You have mentioned as dissolved in 1/4 cup low-fat ( 99.7 % fat- free).... What ?
Tarla Dalal
15 Feb 16 12:32 PM
   Hi Nazreen, It is 1 tsp cornflour dissolved in 1/4 cup low-fat milk sorry for the error, we have rectified it... We thank you for informing us...
Moong Dal and Spinach Soup
 on 10 Feb 15 05:10 PM

This soup is of a nice thick consistency and very easy to make, the combination of moong dal and spinach taste great and also looks very tempting.....