moong dal kadhi recipe

Gujarati Style – Moong Dal Kadhi Recipe

Mangochi – Moong Dal Kadhi is prepared from Moong dal (yellow lentil). The Kadhi we usually eat is consists of Besan (gram flour). Mangochi or Moong Dal Kadhi is much salubrious and lighter than the Besan Kadhi.

There so many variations of Kadhi each culture has its own twist for the recipe. They taste best accompanied with rice, chapati or parantha! You should also try the simple yet wholesome Gujarati Kadhi.

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Moong Dal Kadhi Recipe

Servings 4
Calories 159kcal
Author Siddhi Panchal


  • ½ Cup Green gram Boiled
  • ½ Cup sour curd
  • tbsp Oil
  • ½ tsp Cumin seeds
  • ¼ tsp Asafoetida
  • ½ tbsp Garlic paste
  • 1 tsp Ginger paste
  • 2-3 Green chili Crushed
  • ¼ tsp Turmeric powder
  • ½ tbsp Red chili powder
  • 1 tbsp Gram flour
  • 1 tbsp Coriander finely chopped
  • Salt to taste


  • In a bowl with curd add gram flour and whisk well into a smooth better and ensure there are no lumps.
  • In a steel-vessel add oil, once hot add cumin seeds and roast for 15-20 seconds.
  • Add asafetida, garlic & ginger paste, crushed green chilies, on a low flame roast for a minute and a half.
  • Now add turmeric powder, red chili powder and boiled Moong Dal. Mix the contents well.
  • Sprinkle salt as per taste.
  • Next, add the mixture of curd and gram flour and mix all ingredients well.
  • On full flame add half a cup of water and stir well. You can keep the consistency of Kadhi as per your liking.
  • Let it boil well for 3-4 minutes.
  • Keep stirring occasionally to avoid Kadhi sticking to the bottom.
  • After 3-4 minutes when the oil starts to appear on top of the kadhi, switch off the flame.
  • The Kadhi is good to go!


Calories: 159kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 99mg | Potassium: 378mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 352IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 46mg | Iron: 2mg
Nutrition Facts
Moong Dal Kadhi Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 159 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 99mg4%
Potassium 378mg11%
Carbohydrates 20g7%
Fiber 6g25%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 7g14%
Vitamin A 352IU7%
Vitamin C 7mg8%
Calcium 46mg5%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Serve it in a bowl with some hot chapati or parantha as well as steamed rice, your lunch is sorted! Be sure to try the Gujarati special Moong Dal Kadhi. Everyone will be in for a surprise!

Happy Cooking!

moong dal kadhi

One Comment

  1. Karen Kingsellers

    5 stars
    Fantastic recipe! I love the combination of moong dal and yogurt. Just made this to go with your green moong dal khichdi recipe. Thanks for sharing your culinary secrets:)

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