Moong Curry or Mag nu Shaak (Green Gram Soup) Recipe Video

Recipe for Moong Curry from Gujarat....Discover how to make Moong Curry using my easy to make Moong Curry recipe...very healthy...!


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time15 Min
Ready In25 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
VegetarianMain Ingredient


 Oil2 Tablespoon
 Dry red chilies2 Medium
 Mustard seed1 Teaspoon
 Asafoetida1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Curry leaves5 Medium
 Turmeric powder1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Tomato1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped into big chunks
 Ginger paste1 Teaspoon
 Garlic paste1 Teaspoon
 Green chili paste1 Teaspoon
 Coriander powder1 Teaspoon
 Salt To Taste
 Sugar/Jaggery To Taste
 Fresh lime juice1 Tablespoon
 Moong1 Cup (16 tbs), boiled (Boiled in water with a little salt)
 Coriander leaves2 Tablespoon, chopped

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 275 Calories from Fat 78

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g13.8%

Saturated Fat 1.2 g6.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 152.8 mg6.4%

Total Carbohydrates 38 g12.6%

Dietary Fiber 10.3 g41.2%

Sugars 5.6 g

Protein 14 g27.3%

Vitamin A 29.5% Vitamin C 21.7%

Calcium 9.5% Iron 23.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Things You Will Need

1. Pressure cooker (Cooking the moong in an open pot would be time consuming)


1. In a pressure cooker boil the moong in water with a little salt added to the water. Once cooked, set aside along with the water.

2. Take a saucepan heated with a couple of tablespoons of oil. Add dry red whole chilies and mustard seeds. When they crackle, add asafoetida, curry leave and turmeric powder.
3. Add the chopped tomatoes, cover and let it cook till they are tender.
4. Then add the ginger, garlic and green chili paste and stir well.
5. Add coriander powder and a little salt and sugar. Stir well to combine all the ingredients and add the fresh lime juice.
6. Add the boiled moong along with the water in which it was boiled in and stir. Also add chopped coriander leaves.

7. Serve warm with roti or naan or paratha or even rice.

Editors Review

If you're looking for the recipe of green gram curry, then do try out this recipe. It's easy to make. Green gram is very high in protein. The curry is very tasty and healthy. So don't forget to watch the video for this healthy recipe.