Paticha Kanda with Moong Dal | Hare Pyaj aur Moong Dal Sabzi

Recipe for making paticha kanda, or spring onion with moong dal. Also called Hare pyaz ki sabji with moong dal recipe.

Spring onions are a must-have for all those indo-chinese recipes. But it can be made into a nice sabzi too. This one mixes moong dal or green split grams to make a sabzi best had with rotis. In Marathi, it is called paticha kanda. 


Preparation Time: 10 mins Cooking Time: 10 mins
Ingredients: Method:
  • Spring onions 1 bunch, chopped
  • ½ cup or 100 grams moong dal, soaked in water


  • ½ tsp Mustard seeds
  • ½ tsp Cumin seeds
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • ½ tsp red chilli powder
  • A pinch of asafoetida or hing
  • Salt to taste
  • In a pan (kadhai)add 2 tbsp oil and let it heat up
  • add mustard & cumin seeds & let them sizzle
  • add the asafoetida
  • add the chopped spring onion and stir
  • add the turmeric power and red chilli powder
  • mix well and let the mixture cook on low to medium heat
  • add the moong dal (drain the water before adding the dal)
  • add salt to taste
  • let it cook for a few minutes till the dal is also cooked – & our paticha kanda sabzi is ready!
This goes well with chapati/roti or even some dal rice. Watch the recipe video here.




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