This is another curry recipe from Sri Lanka and it is loaded with protein.A protein packed vegetarian recipe is always a favourite for vegetarians and those who admire vegetarian dishes. So, if you look for protein dishes witch are vegetarian, then try this split mung beans curry which is from Sri Lankan Cuisine.

Anyway, these days I find some free time to read articles as my child started his preschool. I can’t believe he is a preschooler now. He grows so fast. The good thing is that I may find time to update the site with new recipes. Hopefully! 🙂

Do you know interesting things I found while reading? I was curious about meal replacement shakes and I wanted to read more details on how any person can replace their meal with just a shake! That sounds really interesting, right?

It is interesting to know that there are Nutritional Shake Mixes which are meal replacement shakes. Interestingly these meal replacement shakes help weight loss while keeping you with increased energy!

Split Mung Beans Curry from Sri Lanka

Split Mung Beans Curry from Sri Lanka

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Anyway, that’s all about how I spend these days in interesting reads. Back to the recipe, do you know how to make split mung beans (mung piyali) at home? It is really easy. Simply toast mung beans until it is slightly brown. Then grind slightly and make the split mung beans. If you don’t have time to make split beans at home, you can easily buy it from a store.

If you like reading online, then these tastefully simple reviews can make you entertained too! Well, I talked too much today in this post. Without much details on what I read online, here is the recipe for Sri Lankan Split Mung Beans curry. This mung Piyali curry will make your meal delicious! I am sure!

Split Mung Beans Curry from Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan Recipe : Split Mung Beans Curry (Mung piyali curry)

Recipe: Sri Lankan Split Mung Beans Curry (Mung Piyali Curry)

Ingredients : (for 2-3 servings)

1 cup Split mung beans

1 onion sliced

1 tsp red chili powder

1 tsp raw curry powder

½ tsp fenugreek seed

¼ tsp turmeric powder

1 sprig curry leaves

1 inch piece of pandan leaf

1 inch piece of cinnamon

1 cup of thick coconut milk

1 cup thin coconut milk



If you already have split mung beans, cooking it is easier than you think. Otherwise, read the above description for making split beans at home.

If you use store bought split mung beans, then dry toast it before you cook.

Here are the steps to follow.

Heat a pan & toast split beans (Mung piyali) until mung beans are slightly brown and emits good aroma. Then add toasted split mung beans   into water & soak for about 1 hr.

After soaking, wash split bean & drain from water. Add to the cooking pot.

Now add all ingredients mentioned above other than thick coconut milk.

Mix well. Cover and cook until split beans are cooked well.

At this stage add thick coconut milk and adjust salt as per taste.

When coconut milk starts boiling, remove the curry from the stove. If you like dry curry, cook few more minutes until the liquid/curry disappears.

This Split Mung Beans curry well goes with plain rice and other sides.

The split mung beans curry is really easy to cook. Please try it and let me know the outcome. 🙂