Jain Style Whole Green Moong Dal Sabzi Recipe – Gujarati Vaghareli Mag

Jain Style Whole Green Moong Dal Sabzi Recipe is a dry moong dal dish which uses absolutely no onion and no garlic, making it a Jain dish as the name suggests.  

Vagharela in Gujarati means tempered with seasonings like mustard, cumin, ginger and the like. Steamed mung beans when seasoned with green chillies and ginger along with a gentle squeeze of lemon makes this sabzi flavourful. With a little planning, making this dish for a hearty morning breakfast will become a breeze.

Did You Know: Whole Green Moong Dal is high in protein and a low calorie food that is packed with vitamins and minerals. Eating Green Mung Beans is ideal for those with digestive issues and sensitive stomachs. The dal is known to be easily digestible, helps reduce inflammation, it does not produce gas and bloating, unlike other beans. Green Mung Beans exhibits powerful antioxidant properties that can help fight various disease and also protects our body.

Serve Jain Style Whole Green Moong Dal Sabzi Recipe with hot Tawa Parathas for a rich, wholesome and nutritious breakfast. 

Serve it for lunch along with Pudina Lahsun Laccha Paratha, Gujarati Wadi Pulao RecipeBoondi Raita

If you like this recipe, you can also try other Dal recipes such as

  1. Dal Banjara Recipe
  2. Urad Ki Sukhi Dal Recipe
  3. Panchmel Dal Recipe
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Moong Dal Sookhi Sabzi Recipe

Moong Dal Sookhi Sabzi is perfect for a weeknight dinner as this recipe is simple, quick and light on your tummy. Simple spices like turmeric powder, chilli powder and garam masala is added to the moong dal sookhi Sabzi. Lemon is added after the dal is cooked to give it slight tang. Though minimally spiced Moong Dal sookhi Sabzi is flavourful and delicious. 

Moong dal is rich in proteins and has anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties that help fight bacteria. It is easily digestible and is quick to make. This recipe is an easy way to add Moong dal into your diet.

Serve Moong Dal Sookhi Sabzi Recipe with Lauki raitaPhulkas and kachumber salad for lunch or dinner.

If you like this recipe, you can also try

  1. Mooli Ka Saag
  2. Moong Dal ki sabzi
  3. Phalguni dal 


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Whole Wheat Spinach Paratha Recipe

Whole Wheat Spinach Paratha is a healthy paratha which is perfect to serve for your weekday breakfast or dinners. It is simple recipe to make and since palak is usually available throughout the year you can make it anytime. To make the parathas spinach is pureed along with coriander, garlic and chilies and then mixed with whole wheat.

Spinach is well known for its nutritional qualities and is rich in Iron content. It is also an excellent source of Vitamin K, Vitamin A, Manganese, Magnesium and many other minerals. Whole Wheat Spinach Paratha is the best way to feed your kids palak in a delicious way and you can also pack in your office lunch box or kids lunch boxes.

Serve Whole Wheat Spinach Paratha with Raw Mango raita or Avocado raita or any raita of your choice.

If you like this recipe, you can also try other stuffed parathas like

  1. Whole Wheat Spinach Paneer Lifafa paratha
  2. Aloo Paratha
  3. Beetroot Paratha


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How To Make Homemade Almond Milk

Almond milk has a nutty flavour and creamy taste. It does not contain cholesterol and lactose. It is most suitable for lactose intolerants and vegans. It can also be made at home using a blender, almonds and water. Simple and easy! Almond milk can be used in desserts, smoothie and pudding preparations instead of whole milk. Additionally, it gives great flavour to the dish.

Did you know: Almonds are rich in vitamin E, calcium, magnesium and potassium. Additionally, almonds are a significant source of protein and fiber. Almonds are naturally low in sugar. 

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Leftover Dal Paratha Recipe

Leftover Dal Paratha is a perfect recipe when you want to use your leftover dal. We often throw the dal which is left from last night as we don’t know how to use it again. Well, don’t throw it from now. make delicious parathas out of it and serve it with any raita of your choice. A little creativity will turn the leftover dal into something really delicious!

You can add healthy green leafy vegetables as well if you like to this recipe to make these parathas more nutritious. The best part is kids really enjoy these parathas and they are a great recipe to be packed into their lunch boxes.

Serve Left Over Dal Paratha hot with Lauki RaitaPumpkin Raita or any raita of your choice.

You can also try

  1. Gajar Paratha
  2. Stuffed Gobi ka paratha
  3. Mushroom paratha.
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Whole Moong Dal Vada Recipe

Whole Moong Dal Vada Recipe, a crispy and delicious evening tea time snacks recipe made from whole moong dal and chana dal. The addition of ginger, garlic, green chilies and onions brings out the spice and taste to the Moong Dal Vada. For additional flavors, chopped curry leaves or coriander leaves can be added to the batter before frying them.

Serve the Moong Dal Vada with Coconut Chutney or Green Chutney as a evening tea time snack, for a weekend breakfast or as an appetizer for parties.

If you like evening or tea time snack recipes, then you must try some of our favorites like 

  1. Sabudana VadaKara Vegetable Pidi Kozhukattai
  2. Rajma Aloo Cutlet Recipe
  3. Samosa Recipe 
  4. Vaghareli Rotli 
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Corn & Soy Quesadillas with Spicy Mexican Salsa

The Corn & Soy Quesadillas is a quick and easy dish. The whole wheat tortillas are stuffed with a flavoursome sweet corn and soy bean filling cooked along with onions and garlic that lend a crunch to the dish, giving it a lovely bite. 

The addition of tabasco sauce adds heat and instantly lifts up the dish. You can skip the tabasco sauce if your are making these for kids. 

Serve the Quesadillas along with homemade sour cream and a Spicy Mexican Salsa for a special date with your Valentine or even a quick weeknight dinner.

If you like Mexican Food, then you must try our favorites like

  1.  Spinach Enchilada Recipe,
  2. Mexican Vegetarian Burrito Bowl
  3. Chipotle Roasted Mushroom Vegetarian Quesadilla
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Coconut Banana Oatmeal Porridge Recipe

Coconut Banana Oatmeal Porridge recipe is a nutritious porridge recipe which not only looks attractive but also easy to prepare. Chia seeds or roasted almonds can also be added along with the other main ingredients. To make it vegan, replace milk with coconut milk and ghee with oil and serve it for a wholesome breakfast. Oatmeal is great for diabetic and since the recipe uses 1 banana for 3 servings, the recipe is diabetic friendly also, if you cut down on honey completely in the recipe.

This can be even served as an after school snack for kids.

Serve the Coconut Banana Oatmeal Porridge along with a toasted bread and a cup of Cold Coffee Smoothie Recipe for a wholesome breakfast. 

Here are few more recipes with oatmeal

  1. Ragi Oatmeal Dosa Recipe (Finger Millet and Oatmeal Crepes)
  2. Savoury Oatmeal Porridge Recipe
  3. Rosemary Mushroom Oatmeal with Fried Eggs (Breakfast or Dinner)
  4. Date & Walnut Oatmeal Cake Recipe (with Eggless option )
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Crispy Oven Roasted Curried Chickpeas Recipe

Looking for a simple and nutritious snack that is less expensive and is packed with protein? So here is your dish, Crispy Oven Roasted Curried Chickpeas Recipes. The crispy texture of the chickpeas is due to roasting in an oven. It is a very healthy snack option for both kids and adults. Pack some chickpeas in your kid’s lunch box or in your own for mid-meal or tea time snack. You can snack on this healthy, tasty, high fiber and protein rich snack without any guilt.

Serve Crispy Oven Roasted Curried Chickpeas Recipe as an evening snack along with Cold Coffee Smoothie Recipe.

You can also try these healthy snacks-

  1. Cornflakes Mixture
  2. Gujarati Style Multigrain Masala Kadak Puri 
  3. Baked Bhakarwadi
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Boondi Raita Recipe Spiced With Black Salt

Boondi Raita Recipe is a simple and popular yogurt based dish served as an accompaniment to biryani, pulav or tehari.

The boondi raita is a regular part of the meal in any home in Eastern Uttar Pradesh. The special ingredient is the boondi, that is made from a paste of ground chickpea flour with a little turmeric, salt and chilli powder added to the paste, little drops of the paste are deep fried, added to beaten yogurt flavoured with black salt, powdered roasted cumin seeds. 

Serve the Boondi Raita along with Plain Paratha and Raw Mango Murabba for a Punjabi style breakfast. 

If you like this recipe, you can also try other Raita recipes such as

  1. Bhindi Raita Recipe
  2. Tadka Raita Recipe
  3. Lauki Raita Recipe
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