Carrot moong sabji with rice

Carrot Moong Dal Sabji is a simple and delicious dish made with carrots, moong dal (split green gram) and Indian spices. Here is a recipe that you can use as a starting point:


  • 1 cup of moong dal (split green gram)
  • 2 cups of water
  • 2 cups of grated carrots
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 tomatoes, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon of ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 teaspoon of cumin powder
  • 1 teaspoon of coriander powder
  • 1 teaspoon of turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon of red chili powder (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon of garam masala powder
  • 2 tablespoons of ghee or oil
  • Salt to taste
  • Fresh cilantro leaves for garnish


  1. Rinse the moong dal in water and soak it for 30 minutes.
  2. In a pressure cooker, add the soaked moong dal, grated carrots, and 2 cups of water.
  3. Cook for 2-3 whistles or until the dal and carrots are cooked through.
  4. In a pan, heat the ghee or oil and add the onions. Cook until they are translucent.
  5. Add the ginger-garlic paste and sauté for a minute.
  6. Add the tomatoes and cook until they are soft and mushy.
  7. Add the cumin powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, red chili powder, and garam masala powder. Cook for 2 minutes.
  8. Add the cooked dal and carrots to the pan and mix well. Cook for another 2-3 minutes.
  9. Season with salt to taste.
  10. Garnish with fresh cilantro leaves before serving.
  11. Serve with steamed rice and enjoy!

You can also add some other veggies like green beans, peas to make it more nutritious.



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