Suva Moong Dal Subzi

Suva Moong Dal Subzi

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Iron-rich suva and protein and zinc rich moong dal are a perfect combo for building haemoglobin in the body, and therefore a must-have for the whole family. Moreover, Suva Moong Dal Subzi is something you can make often because it is easy, and requires minimum time for preparation and cooking. Serve this healthy subzi with kadhi and chapati, for a wholesome and nourishing meal.

Suva Moong Dal Subzi recipe - How to make Suva Moong Dal Subzi

Soaking time:  2 hours   Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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1/4 cup chopped dill leaves (shepu / suva bhaji)
1 cup yellow moong dal (split yellow gram) , soaked in hot water for 2 hours and drained
2 tsp oil
1 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
1/4 tsp asafoetida (hing)
1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
2 tsp coriander-cumin seeds (dhania-jeera) powder
1 tsp chilli powder
salt to taste

  1. Heat the oil in a non-stick kadhai and add the cumin seeds.
  2. When the seeds crackle, add the asafoetida and sauté on a medium flame for few seconds.
  3. Add the yellow moong dal, turmeric powder, coriander-cumin seeds powder, chilli powder, salt and 1 cup of water and mix well. Cover with a lid and cook on a medium flame for 10 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  4. Remove from the flame, add the dill leaves and mix well.
  5. Serve hot.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy155 cal
Protein9.3 g
Carbohydrates22.8 g
Fiber3.1 g
Fat3 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium10.3 mg


Suva Moong Dal Subzi
 on 08 Oct 14 10:07 AM

A quick subzi brimming with the goodness of fibre, iron and zinc.... this pairs best with chapati and kadhi.