Kitchen Bench Green Mung Dal Soup with Amaranth Greens. A Recipe.

Green Mung Dal Soup with Amaranth Greens | A Life (Time) of Cooking | Indian Recipe | Soups

My penchant for healthy, detoxifying Green Mung Dal Soup is well known. Recently I made it with Amaranth Greens.

Green Mung Dal Soup with Amaranth Greens | A Life (Time) of Cooking | Indian Recipe | Soups

It is best to read the following posts for basic instructions on cooking Mung Dal Soup:

Today I cooked the mung beans with whatever was on my kitchen bench, that is why I am calling it Kitchen Bench Mung Dal Soup.

Into the pan went some turmeric, black pepper and pippali pepper. A lime, cut in halves, was added, and so were several chunky slices of ginger, and some dried up knobs of ginger and fresh turmeric.

Green Mung Dal Soup with Amaranth Greens | A Life (Time) of Cooking | Indian Recipe | Soups

In went some left over cherry tomatoes, the greens of a bunch of spring onions, some herbs drying on the kitchen bench, a couple of dried red chillies, some “left over spices” masala mix.

Green Mung Dal Soup with Amaranth Greens | A Life (Time) of Cooking | Indian Recipe | Soups

When the mung beans were cooked the chillies, garlic bulbs, ginger and turmeric bits and the lime halves were removed. In went the stalks of the amaranth greens, and then, after 5 minutes, the greens.

Green Mung Dal Soup with Amaranth Greens | A Life (Time) of Cooking | Indian Recipe | Soups

Five minutes later, lunch was served.

Green Mung Dal Soup with Amaranth Greens | A Life (Time) of Cooking | Indian Recipe | Soups

I served with chopped Vietnamese mint, some spiced Indian buttermilk and kimchi! YUM!

Enjoy!

Namaskaram.

From the Rasam and Dal Soups Series

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18 Responses to Kitchen Bench Green Mung Dal Soup with Amaranth Greens. A Recipe.

  1. That looks so wholesome and hot…perfect. X

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  3. Ganesh says:

    Healthy and tasty blog with love, Ganga! Thanks for following “Known is a drop, Unknown is an Ocean”. :)

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