Moong Dahl with Carrots By Chef Shrimoyee Chakraborty

In Honour of World Pulses Day!


  • 1 cup moong or yellow lentils
  • 1 chopped carrot
  • Peas (or any vegetable you like!)
  • Butter
  • 1 teaspoon of turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon coriander
  • 1 teaspoon panch foron
  • Salt to taste
  • Lime juice
  • Chopped Coriander


  1. Soak the moong or yellow lentils for a few hours.

  2. In a pressure cooker or pan add butter (as much as you like).

  3. To the pressure cooker, add the chopped vegetables and soaked lentils with the water.

  4. Close the pressure cooker lid and let it cook until the lentils and vegetables are cooked - approximately 15-20 minutes

  5. Serve with fresh coriander and a zest of lime juice!

  6. Take them out, unwrap them and serve hot.

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