Moong dal soup is one of the best soothing foods for folks trying to increase their protein intake or for those recovering from sickness, dehydration and even a flu. This soup makes one of the best healthy foods for everyone of us including babies, toddlers and kids. Moong dal is highly valued in ayurveda for its tridoshic nature, hence is considered as one of the best lentils to nourish human body.


This can be had anytime of the year summer, monsoon or winters. All we need to do is use the right spices to suit the season. Ghee has healing properties and is beneficial to health if used in moderation, so i suggest using ghee and do not replace with oil. This soup can be served as a breakfast or after school for kids.

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  1. Heat ghee in a pressure cooker, fry cumin till it begins to sizzle.
  2. Add ginger and saute without burning.
  3. Add washed and soaked dal to the pressure cooker.
  4. Fry for 3 to 4 minutes.
  5. Add the veggies and fry for about 2 minutes.
  6. Pour water and cook on a low to medium flame for 1 to 2 whistles.
  7. When the pressure releases, mash the dal and add desired spice powders. If adding kasuri methi then boil the soup till it begins to bubble.
  8. Serve warm. or Cool, blend it and serve.