Ayurvedic Detox: Moong Bean Soup

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 10
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 137.4
  • Total Fat: 5.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 12.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 51.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 13.1 g
  • Protein: 19.4 g

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Used olive oil instead of ghee.

Used olive oil instead of ghee.

Number of Servings: 10


    ~3 tablespoons olive oil
    2 cups dry moong beans
    2 litres fresh water
    3 cloves garlic, chopped
    1/2 onion, chopped
    2-3 teaspoons fresh root ginger
    1 teaspoon coriander seed
    1 teaspoon cumin seed
    1/2 teaspoon turmeric
    2 pinches asafoetida (hing)


Soak the moong beans overnight or for 3-4 hours.
In a large pot, quickly sautee turmeric ans asafoetida in 2 tablespoons of olive oil. Pour in water, soaked moong beans, and half the alotted ginger. Leave to simmer for 30-40 minutes. After 30-40 minutes, add more water if necessary.
In a separate pot, sautee garlic, the rest of the ginger, and the garlic in 1 tablespoon of olive oil until soft. Add the cumin and coriander seed, sautee a bit more, then add to rest of the soup. Turn off the heat, and let simmer for 10-15 more minutes.

Serving Size: Makes 10 1-cup servings, or 5 2-cup servings

Number of Servings: 10

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user GENEVIEVE34.

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