Mung Dal Soup / Green Gram Soup

Mung Dal  soup is full of fiber & a great source of protein. 


Being vegan. No I am  not going completely vegan but sometimes you need to chill and just go with the flow of the circumstances. I don’t have any issues with being vegan. There are loads of options to cook. But sometimes it is  difficult for carnivorous people like us to become vegan. Since two months , we have been following a vegan diet and the journey till now  has been pleasant . Cooking & experimenting different recipes to suit our taste buds.

Today sharing with you whole green lentil soup.
IMG_2019-001Mung Dal  soup is full of fiber & a great source of protein. This soup helps to loose weight. and keeps you full for a longer period of time. Mung dal soup is very easy to prepare. This soup requires no soaking of dal. Pressure cooker will do the work, IMG_2030

Serves 2

Mung Dal Soup

A healthy soup made of green beans

10Prep Time

10Cook Time

20Total Time

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  • I
  • 1/3 cup whole mung dal
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric
  • 1 cup water
  • II
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1/8 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/4 tsp ginger garlic paste or grated
  • 1/4 tsp red chilly powder
  • 1 tbsp chopped tomato
  • 1 tsp chopped coriander
  • 1 chopped green chilly
  • salt to taste
  • 1 cup water
  • III
  • For the salad:  Mix of cucumber,onion,tomato,lettuce,coriander & lemon juice


  1. In a pressure cooker, wash and add the dal along with water & turmeric. Cook till 2 -3 whistles. Cool
  2. Heat oil in a pan. When hot , add cumin seeds. Once it crackles add the ginger garlic paste
  3. Fry for few seconds. Add red chilly powder, followed by boiled dal.
  4. Now add the tomato, coriander, green chilly & salt.
  5. Add the water
  6. Cook on simmer for 4-5 minutes till desired consistency.
  7. Serve hot with salad and lots of lemon juice.

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