Live A Pure Life

Split Green Gram Soup or Curry

on April 2, 2016


Cooking Time 30-45 minutes


  • 200g split green gram or split yellow
  • Half spoon turmeric powder
  • 0ne pinch of asafoetida
  • Lemon juice
  • Fresh ginger chopped
  • 1-2 cloves garlic chopped
  • Green chilli chopped 1 (optional)
  • Half spoon of cumin seed
  • Half spoon of crushed coriander seeds
  • 1 litres water
  • Salt to taste


  1. Wash the Split Green and soak for at least 1-4 hours.
  2. Heat ghee or oil in a pan, slow the flame, add cumin seeds, crushed coriander, asafoetida, ginger, garlic, turmeric, salt sauté for a few seconds than add the beans.
  3. For one part soaked Split Green you need about four part of water.
  4. Simmer for 30-40 minutes. Adding more water if necessary, until beans are soft.
  5. Turn off the heat and garnish with coriander leaves.
  6. Leave pot to cool for a further 10 to 15 minutes before opening.
  7. Serve soup with a squeeze of lime juice. Garnished with some fresh coriander leaves, finely chopped.
  8. I garnished with some pieces of fresh ginger and fresh turmeric root.
  9. (Sauté ginger and turmeric pieces in ¼ spoons of oil for 2-3 minutes before garnished).

Green gram plays a key role in Ayurveda for nutritional healing and detoxifying effects. 



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