Moong Lapsi By Ranveer Brar

Moong Lapsi

Moong Lapsi is a traditional sweet and spicy preparation of whole green lentils. Chef Ranveer Brar shares the recipe for this quick and healthy one-pot meal. The Moong Lapsi enriched with ghee and sweetened with jaggery is yummy, appetizing and nutritious.
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Cooking Time

12-14 Min

Meal Type


Preparation Time

3-4 Hours



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  • ½ cup soaked whole green lentils
  • water as required
  • salt to taste
  • ½ tbsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tbsp red chilli powder
  • 1 ½ cup cracked wheat (lapsi)
  • 2-3 tbsp clarified butter
  • water as required
  • 2 tbsp clarified butter
  • ½ cup jaggery
  • 2-3 tbsp clarified butter
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1-2 dry red chillies
  • 1 small cinnamon stick
  • 3-4 cloves
  • ½ tsp fenugreek seeds
  • 12-15 curry leaves
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp asafoetida
  • 1 tsp jaggery
  • 2 tsp tamarind paste


  1. 1

    To make Moong Lapsi, add water, salt, turmeric and red chili powder to the 6-7 hours soaked split green gram (moong) in the cooker, and let it cook for 2 to 3 whistles.
  2. 2

    Roast the lapsi, desi ghee and water in a pan, add jaggery to it and let it cook.
  3. 3

    Add desi ghee, mustard seeds, cumin seeds, red dry chillies, cinnamon, cloves, fenugreek seeds, a little water, curry leaves, red chili powder and asafetida and then add boiled green gram (moong) to it and let it cook.
  4. 4

    Add jaggery and tamarind paste in the pan and let it cook.
  5. 5

    Take out Moong Lapsi in a plate and serve.

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