Green Grams , also called Moong beans are high in protein and fiber, making it easier to digest and keeping us full for longer. They are also a good source of vitamins, minerals, potassium and magnesium. They are also high in antioxidants.Whole Green Grams are a good source of folate, which makes them great to eat during pregnancy.
They are also versatile, and can be eaten as a soup, curry or salad. So do incorporate them in your diet.
Growing up Green Grams used to be made almost every week for dinner especially Sundays.We always had the curry with chapati for dinner. Some days we would have rice or ugali.
I love the spices which goes in this curry. That makes this simple dish even more tasty. So hope you all like it and let me know what you think.
Green Grams Curry
Pressure cook or boil the green grams on a stovetop until completely cooked.When pressed it should be mashed.
Heat oil in a pot,add in onions and cook until golden brown.
Add in the tomatoes and cook until mushy.
Add in the spices and mix well
Add in the pre boiled green grams and mix well.
Add the required amount of water and simmer for 10 minutes.
season with salt and stir,simmer for a minute or two.
Garnish with coriander and serve with chapati or rice.
Serving Size 1 Cup
- Amount Per Serving
- Calories 236
- Calories from Fat 18
- % Daily Value *
- Total Fat 2g4%
- Saturated Fat 0.2g1%
- Sodium 465mg20%
- Potassium 738mg22%
- Total Carbohydrate 41g14%
- Dietary Fiber 16g64%
- Sugars 5.8g
- Protein 16g32%
- Vitamin A 6.7%
- Vitamin C 6.7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
For Green grams you can pre boil in bulk and freeze to use later.