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Mung Dal Curry Recipe | Indian Lentil Curry

Quick and Easy Mung Dal Curry Recipe.
Course Curries
Cuisine Indian
Author Rakesh Prajapati


  • 200 gm Cooked Split Green Gram Lentil Or Pili Moong Dal.
  • 2 Medium Size Chopped Onion.
  • 2 tbsp Raw Peanuts.
  • 2 tbsp Finely Chopped Garlic.
  • 1 tbsp Finely Chopped Green Chillies.
  • ½ tsp Turmeric Powder.
  • ½ tsp Red Chilli Powder.
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds.
  • ½ tsp Dry Coriander Seeds.
  • ½ tsp Mustard Seeds or Rai Dana.
  • 7-8 Curry Leaves.
  • 2 Whole Dry Red Chillies.
  • 3-4 tbsp Oil.
  • Salt According to Taste.


  • First of all heat oil in a non stick pan, when oil gets hot add whole dry red chillies and cumin seeds and let them slather then add mustard seeds and coriander seeds, let them slather too.
  • Now add peanuts and cook for few seconds then add in garlic and curry leaves, cook it till garlic become light pink in colour, now add green chillies and onion and cook till onion become transparent.
  • Now add salt, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, mix all the spices well and then add cooked moong dal and mix well with spices, now cover and cook it for 2-3 minutes at medium flame.
  • After 2-3 minutes turn the heat off and take out the healthy and delicious mung dal curry in a serving plate and serve hot.