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Moringa Mung Bean Soup
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Moringa Leaves Mung Beans Soup

A delicious and highly nutritious mung beans soup made with Moringa leaves. This recipe is ideal for pregnancy nutrition, growing kids, menopause, and for those looking to boost their iron, calcium, and protein levels.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Resting Time15 mins
Course: Main Course, Soup
Cuisine: Indian
Diet: Diabetic, Hindu, Vegan, Vegetarian
Keyword: bean soup
Servings: 4 people
Author: Nidhi Bansal
Cost: $5

Equipment

  • Pressure Cooker - Can also be replaced with rice cooker

Ingredients

  • 1 bowl Raw and Uncooked split Mung Beans
  • 1 bowl Fresh Moringa Leaves
  • bowls Water
  • 1 Medium Onion
  • 1 Medium Tomato
  • 2 Cloves Garlic
  • 1 inch Fresh ginger root
  • tsp Cumin Seeds
  • tsp Turmeric Powder
  • tsp Coriander Seeds Powder
  • tbsp Ghee Or Pure Cooking Oil of your choice
  • 1 pinch Asafetida or Hing
  • tsp Rock Salt to taste
  • tsp Black Pepper To sprinkle on the top

Instructions

  • Wash the mung beans properly and soak in the water
  • Clean and sort out the Moringa Leaves.
  • Finely chop onion and tomato.
  • Peel the ginger and garlic. Pound them together using a mortar and pestle.
  • Heat the base of the pressure cooker.
  • Once the cooker is a little hot, then add ghee, Asafoetida, and cumin seeds.
  • Add garlic, onion, and ginger when the seeds start to crackle. Stir till the mix till it turns golden.
  • Add turmeric powder, cumin powder, coriander powder, salt, and pepper.
  • Keep the heat low. Add chopped tomato, mix well till it turns mushy.
  • Add Moringa leaves, water, and mung beans.
  • Close the pressure cooker and let the mix get cooked wither with one whistle, or within 15 mins when the heat is kept at low.
  • Sprinkle black pepper on the top. Your soup is ready to be served.
  • Enjoy with hot rice, bread, or just like that!!

Notes

Note: This recipe tastes great with whole green mung beans too. Follow the instruction below.
Soak the Mung beans in water for 3-4 hours and then cook or pressure cook till soft. If you do not have time to soak, then just put them in a pressure cooker or rice cooker and boil till soft. Normally, it should take 30-40 mins for boiling till soft without soaking and pressure cooking.