“You are what you can digest”

This Ayurvedic ” magic” dahl is your best friend when changing the season. Resetting and cleansing your digestive system when eating this dish as part of a 3 days mono diet.

Being a Pitta dosha myself, I’m not good at doing any sort of diet, so I was definetly up to a challenge when I tried it for the first time (eating only this meal 3 times a day, 3 days long) but I have to say I’m so glad I did!

First of all, I loooved this dahl.  It’s really delicious, containing everything I really like. Garlic, turmeric, ginger, lemon, coriander…. Second, I did not feel hungry at all – even though, I come from Hungary! : ))) sorry, just couldn’t resist!

But you can also eat it as a “balance” meal, like after the holiday seasons.


Preparation time

60 min.


4-6 person
  • 500 gr mung beans
  • ghee or sesame oil
  • fresh ginger (2-3 cm)
  • cummin seeds
  • corinader seeds
  • fennel seeds
  • turmeric powder
  • pinch of asafoetida
  • cardamom
  • pinch of himalaya salt
  • black pepper


  • ginger
  • lemon
  • salt


  • green veggies like broccoli or zucchini
1. Soaking the mung beans overnight. (rinse well before using them)

2. Heat the ghee in a pan and add the spices, sauté for a couple minutes, then add the mung beans + 1.5 liter water

3. Cook the dahl voor 40-45 minutes till the beans are completely cooked. Add some more water if needed.

4. In a separate pan, sauté the ginger (chopped) with the three different seeds and some extra turmeric. Add them to the cooked mung beans and cook them together for a couple of minutes to blend well.

5. Serve with the Ginger Chutney, some fresh coriander and steamed/cooked vegetables.
Eventually, extra salt and pepper.

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