Friday, 19 March 2010

Moong Ke Pakode


½ cup Yellow split gram lentil (Moong Dal Split)
4-5 Green chilies
¼ cup chopped Cilantro/coriander leaves
1 tsp Garlic Paste
½ tsp Cumin seeds
¼ tsp Asafoetida Powder
½ tsp Turmeric Powder
1 tsp cumin Powder
½ tsp Black Salt
½ tsp Dry Mango Powder
Salt to taste
Oil for deep frying


1) Soak Moong dal(lentil) atleast for 3-4 hours. Grind Dal with 1 green chili without adding water.
2) Put ground dal(lentil) into mixing bowl. Add chopped green chilies, Garlic paste, chopped coriander/cilantro, Cumin seeds, Asafoetida powder, Turmeric Powder, Black Pepper powder and salt to taste. Mix well.
3) Heat oil for deep frying. Once oil become hot, add one tb spoon oil into mixed dal.Keep flame on medium. Drop small balls of dal mixture to heated oil. Deep fry till golden brown. Before serving, sprinkle some dry mango powder,black salt , cumin powder on pakodas once ready to serve.

Serve hot with tamarind Chutney or Green chutney.

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