Yellow Moong With Dill And Spring Onions

Moong Daal with Dill & Spring Onions:

Perfect Recipe for Winter and cold season!



  • Yellow Split Moong Daal – 1 cup
  • Spring Onions – 3-4
  • Dill – a bunchful

  • Ghee or oil – 1 tablspoon
  • Cumin seeds – ¼ teaspoon
  • Mustard seeds – ¼ teaspoon
  • Fresh ginger paste – 1 teaspoon
  • Whole green chillies 2 – optional
  • Turmeric – 1 teaspoon
  • Jaggery (optional) ¼ tspn
  • Salt to taste


  • Soak the Moong Daal in hot water for 15-20 minutes so that they go soft. The hot water helps the beans to go softer rather than then being hard when cooking.
  • Chop the spring onions including the green leaves
  • Chop dill to smaller sections

Cooking Instructions:

0 Heat the ghee/oil to very hot
0 Add cumin seeds and mustard seeds so that they splutter.
0 Add whole green chillies (optional)
0 Then add spring onions and stir until very lightly golden brown.
0 Add turmeric and ginger paste and cook further for 3-5 minutes.
0 Meanwhile drain the water completely from the Moong Daal.
0 Add Moong Daal in and keep stirring . Close with a lid and cook for another 5 minutes.
0 Then add the Dill. Stir for 2 minutes.
0 Add salt and jaggery
0 Close the lid and cook for a few minutes.

This can be served with cooked rice or chapattis and steamed salad.