Moong Soup

By Nmami Agarwal     28-Mar 2019

Moong Soup

Moong soup is a light meal as it can be easily digested and plays a crucial part in the process of recovery. Also, it’s one of the healthiest meals to lose weight.

Nutritional Value
Moong beans are rich in proteins, have amino acids, healthy antioxidants and high in fiber. Moong lowers LDL cholesterol which is bad cholesterol and also reduces heart disease rate. Nonetheless, it’s antiviral, anti-cancerous, anti-toxic and increases immunity.

Calories: 72 Kcal
Fats: 2.8 gm
Proteins: 3.6 gm
Carbs: 8.4 gm

Ingredients

• 30 gms moong (whole green gram), soaked and drained
• ½ teaspoon olive oil
• 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds (jeera)
• 1/4 teaspoon asafoetida (hing)
• 1/2 teaspoon finely chopped green chilies
• 4 to 5 curry leaves
• Salt to taste
• 2 teaspoon lemon juice

Method

  • Add 3 cup water and moong dal in pressure cooker. Pressure cook for 3 minutes
  • Let the steam out before opening the lid and do not drain the water.
  • Blend moong dal till it gets smooth using the hand blender and keep it aside.
  • Heat the olive oil in non-stick pan and add cumin seeds.
  • Add asafetida, curry leaves and green chilies and sauté for few seconds on medium flame.
  • Add and mix the moong mixture, salt and 1 cup water for few and cook for 4-5 minutes on medium flame.
  • Mix lemon juice.
  • Serve hot.

Over to you
Moong soup is a comforting light meal. It helps in recovery, weight loss and lowers blood sugar levels. Moreover, it’s an easy and healthy recipe with the goodness of fiber and richness of protein.

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Recipe Alert
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Pinaca is a traditional Goan sweet dish. This dish is made by Goan rice, jaggery and plenty of coconut. Pinaca are usually made into sweet balls and can be consumed all year long. This simple sweet dish is easy to make yet high in nutrient value.

Nutritional value
Pinaca balls are high on nutrition as they contain jaggery, which is good source of iron, naturally occurring B vitamins, minerals like phosphorus, zinc, calcium and copper. Coconut contains lauric acid, which helps to increases good HDL cholesterol, also cytokinin’s present in coconut have showed anti-ageing, anti-carcinogenic effects.

Ingredients

40 grams Goan rice flour
¼ fresh coconut
1 tablespoon Jaggery
1 tablespoon desiccated grated coconut
Pinch of cardamom powder
Nuts (optional)
Coconut water (optional)

Calories- 217 kcal
Carbs- 28.6 grams
Protein- 1.9 grams
Fats- 10.3 grams

Course- Dessert

Method

First take the Goan rice and dry roast it on a tawa or pan.

Cool the rice and later powder them in a grinder.

Now take jaggery, crush it and grind it along with coconut, also add pinch of cardamom powder. Grind them on a round grinding stone if possible, otherwise just use a grinder.

Take this mixture out and keep adding flour, a little at a time and just mix it well with your hands. Add coconut water if needed.

Mix well and form small balls out of this mixture.

Nuts can also be added to the mixture. (optional)

Over to you

Pinaca recipe is easy to make and come out with sweet results. So, make this nutritious recipe for your near and dear ones.
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