Shepu Ki Dal | Moong Dal with Dill Leaves

Shepu Ki Dal

Here we come with very healthy and nutritious Dal recipe. Moong Dal is full of high proteins and Dill leaves have many health benefits, which helps to reduce depression and the Cholesterol Level. Therefore, here is the unique recipe of Dill Leaves with high proteins. Dill leaves has strong aroma, flavor and taste, which goes very well with Garlic. So try our nutritious recipe.

Cook Time: 35 mins
Servings: 4 people
Category: Dal

Ingredients Quantity
Dill Leaves / Shepu 1 cup
Yellow Lentil / Moong 1 cup
Water 2 cups (Dal : Water ratio 1:2)
Mustard Seeds / Rai ½ tsp
Cumin Seeds / Jeera ½ tsp
Grated Garlic Cloves 5 to 8
Red Chilli Powder / Lal mirchi ½ tsp
Turmeric Powder / Haldi ¼ tsp
Salt ¾ tsp
Oil 2 tablespoon


# Cooking Dill Dal | Step by Step
1 In a preheated pan add 2 tablespoon of Oil and allow to heat.
2 Then add ½ tsp of Mustard seeds, ½ tsp of Cumin Seeds followed by 1 cup of washed and roughly chopped Dill Leaves (Shepu) and sauté the Shepu for 2 Min.
3 Add washed Yellow Moong Dal into the pan and mix well.
4 Then add spices, ½ tsp of Red Chilli Powder, ¼ tsp of Turmeric Powder, grated Garlic and mix well.
5 Add 2 cups of Water and ¾ tsp of Salt into it and stir well.
6 Cover with the lid and simmer on low flame for 15-20 Min or until Moong Dal is cooked properly.
7 Check the Dal if cooked properly by pressing it, if it breaks easily then its ready to serve.
8 Served with Jowar Roti or Chapati.

As we all know, a picture is worth a thousand words. Any recipe can be easily understood even with just a single image. Along with the steps above, you can also follow the pictorial representation given below. These are the major 9 steps while cooking Dill Dal and will help you to see whether your dish is coming as exactly or closer to the recipe given. Follow these well and enjoy your cooking. Happy Cooking!

Useful Tips
– Do not add garlic first in oil this makes the garlic burn and it does not taste good.
– You can make this in pressure cooker as well and just take one whistle.
– Instead of Moong Dal, you can use Masoor Dal also.
– To make more flavorful you add Onions and Tomatoes also.

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