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moong dal bhajiya



Moong Dal Bhajiya, also known as Moong Dal Pakora, is a popular snack from the Indian subcontinent. Made from split moong lentils and a variety of herbs and spices, these deep-fried fritters are often enjoyed hot, with a side of sweet or tangy chutney. They are a popular street food and are also commonly served at festivals and celebrations. These crispy and crunchy pakoras are not only delicious but are also a good source of protein.

Get the best of both worlds - the taste you love and the health benefits you need - with moong dal bhajiya

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moong dal (split green gram)

1 cup


1/2 inch piece

- 1

green chillies


cumin seeds

1/2 teaspoon

asafoetida (hing)

1/4 teaspoon

Salt to taste

finely chopped onions

1/2 cup

finely chopped coriander leaves

1/2 cup

Oil for deep frying



Step 1:

Soak the moong dal in water for 3-4 hours.

Step 2:

Drain the water and transfer the dal to a grinder.

Step 3:

Add the ginger, green chillies, asafoetida, cumin seeds, and salt.

Step 4:

Grind to a coarse paste without adding any water.

Step 5:

Take the paste out in a bowl and add the chopped onions and coriander leaves and mix well.

Step 6:

Heat the oil in a frying pan.

Step 7:

Take a spoonful of the dal mixture and drop it in the hot oil.

Step 8:

Fry till the bhajiyas turn golden and crispy.

Step 9:

Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 10:

Serve hot with chutney or sauce.

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