High Protein Diet: How To Make Moong Dal And Matar Ka Dulma

Matar ka dulma is a wholesome meal combining two delicious protein-rich foods- green peas and moong dal.

Aanchal Mathur  |  Updated: October 21, 2020 13:19 IST

High Protein Diet: How To Make Moong Dal And Matar Ka Dulma

A hearty combination of matar, moong dal and spices, this dish is a wholesome meal.

  • Moong dal is a staple across Indian kitchens
  • A combination of high protein moong dal and matar could be very healthy
  • Here is a quick and easy matar ka dulma to try at home

A balance of tasty and healthy in a meal is something we all strive for but often fail to achieve. Spicy and decadent snacks and curries definitely impress our taste buds but are never a good option for our health! A protein-rich diet with loads of veggies and lentils is ideal for a healthy functioning of our body as proteins are the building blocks of our body. One can easily include protein in the daily diet by combining protein-rich foods together into a yummy meal.

Dals are one of the richest plant-based protein sources that one can easily get. Moong dal is one of the most popular dals around due to a number of health benefits associated with it. It is light, protein-rich and highly versatile. More than anything, one can combine moong dal with anything and everything. From halwa to upma and to tantalising moon dal chaat, this humble lentil can be used to make some of the most delicious gems! Such is this quick and easy matar and moong dal dulma recipe that brings together the best of dal and goodness of green peas together.

(Also Read: 3 Quick And Easy Moong Dal Recipes To Try At Home)

Moong dal is light, versatile and protein-rich.

Green peas (matar) are traditionally a winter veggie but are now available frozen all year long. They are packed with essential vitamins and antioxidants like vitamin K, C, folate, manganese, protein and fibre besides being low on calories. Aren't these enough reasons to make a yummy dish with these two? The combination of protein-rich matar and moong dal could be a stellar one for a wholesome meal!


Matar ka dulma recipe is a delicious dish which has moong dal cooked and fried with cooked green peas along with spices such as turmeric, red chilli powder, ginger, asafoetida and garam masala.

Find the full recipe protein-rich matar ka dulma here.

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An interesting, high-protein spin to matar ki sabzi, you can top it with lime and serve with rice or roti.

Try matar ka dulma at home and share your experience with us in the comments section below.


About Aanchal MathurAanchal doesn't share food. A cake in her vicinity is sure to disappear in a record time of 10 seconds. Besides loading up on sugar, she loves bingeing on FRIENDS with a plate of momos. Most likely to find her soulmate on a food app.

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