Moonga Conn

Conn is a healthy drink made from moong dal (green gram dal), jaggery coconut. This is very good for pregnant women, nursing mothers, growing children. Conn would be prepared by my mom regularly for the evenings. This is my moms way of preparing Conn.
  • Passive
    20 minutes
  • Prep
    10 minutes
  • Cook
    25 minutes
  • Servings
    4-6 People


  • 1/4 cup Moong dal
  • 1/3 cup Fresh grated coconut
  • 1/4 cup Goan Palm jaggery
  • 1/4 cup Cane jaggery
  • 2 tbsp Granulated white sugar (optional)
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp cardamom powder


  • 1 Dry roast the moong for about 3-4 minutes.
  • 2 In a grinder, grind the moong (just give 2-3 pulses) . It should not be completely in a powder form. Keep aside.
  • 3 In a pressure cooker, Add the roasted moong along with 1 cup water and the salt. Keep on high flame for one whistle. Let the pressure of the cooker get released naturally.
  • 4 Chop the jaggery. Keep aside.
  • 5 Grind coconut with 1/3 cup water till fine. Keep aside.
  • 6 In a vessel, add 3 cups water, along with the jaggery and coconut. Let the jaggery dissolve completely and bring mixture to a boil.
  • 7 Add the cooked moong. Taste to see if you require sugar. Add sugar if needed.
  • 8 Boil it for another 10 minutes. Add the cardamom powder. Cook for another 2 minutes.
  • 9 Conn is now ready.
  • 10 Serve...Enjoy it!!!

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