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Dill Dal | Shepu Ki Dal

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This is 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.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Served AsDinner, Lunch
Servings 4


  • 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


  • In a preheated pan add 2 tablespoon of Oil and allow to heat.
  • 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.
  • Add washed Yellow Moong Dal into the pan and mix well.
  • Then add spices, ½ tsp of Red Chilli Powder, ¼ tsp of Turmeric Powder, grated Garlic and mix well.
  • Add 2 cups of Water and ¾ tsp of Salt into it and stir well.
  • Cover with the lid and simmer on low flame for 15-20 Min or until Moong Dal is cooked properly.
  • Check the Dal if cooked properly by pressing it, if it breaks easily then its ready to serve.
  • Served with Jowar Roti or Chapati.
  • Step by Step
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– 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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