Moong Soup Recipe

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Moong Soup Recipe

Jain diet avoids intake of roots and tubers. Its considered to be amongst the strictest diets among all. Due to several restrictions there are less available options available in the Jain diet.

It sometimes becomes difficult for one to make the Jain diet tasty and add variation to it. Below mentioned is a Tasty soup made without onion and garlic that fits well in Jain diet.

Moong Soup (Serves 3)


  • 1/2 Cup Whole Moong Dal (Whole Green Gram)
  • 1 Tea Spoon Oil
  • 1/4 Tea Spoon Jeera (Cumin)
  • 4 Piece Kadi Patta (Curry Leaves)
  • 1/4 Tea Spoon Hing (Asafoetida)
  • 2 Tea Spoon Lemon Juice
    *Salt,Pepper to taste


  1. Clean and wash the Moong, add 5 cups of water and pressure cook for 3 to 4 whistles.
  2. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
  3. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan and add the cumin seeds.
  4. When the seeds crackle, add the curry leaves, asafoetida and moong(along with water), mix well and bring to boil.
  5. Add the lemon juice and mix well. Serve hot garnished with coriander.

Nutritional Facts:

Cal   Carbs    Fat    Protein
 135     22          2            8

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