Diabetic Friendly Green Moong Dal/ Mung Beans Soup Recipe

Green Moong Dal Soup or Mung Bean Soup is a healthy and diabetic friendly recipe that is packed with protein and easy to digest. Soups in general are served as starters/appetizers to any meal but this soup served in small portions will go very well along with an elaborate Indian lunch.   Green Moong Dal (Whole), Green Chilli, Cumin seeds (Jeera), Asafoetida (hing), Whole Black Peppercorns, Lemon juice, Salt, Oil   1/4 cup Green Moong Dal (Whole) 1 Green Chilli 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera) Asafoetida (hing) , a pinch 6 Whole Black Peppercorns , crushed 1 teaspoon Lemon juice Salt , as required 1 teaspoon Oil     5   15     To begin making the Green Moong Dal Soup, wash the Green moong dal and soak it in water for 4 hours or overnight.Next day, add it to pressure cooker and cook for 3 whistles. Once done, mash it or puree with hand blender or mixer adding a cup of water. Heat oil in a pan, add cumin seeds. Once the cumin seeds sizzles, add asafoetida and saute for a minute.Now pour the mashed dal along with a cup of water, required salt, slit green chilli and crushed pepper. Mix well and boil in low flame for 5 minutes. Switch off the flame and add lemon juice. Garnish with Coriander leaves. Mix and serve hot. Serve Green Moong Dal Soup along  Sweet Potato & Methi Stuffed Paratha Recipe & Raw Papaya, Apple & Carrot Salad Recipe for a wholesome weeknight Indian dinner.