Moongode/moong dal pakora

I have been a huge fan of this pakora ever since one of my aunt made me taste this…..being healthy and tasty,this recipe is all time favourite in my house

moong dal/lentil bhajiyas ,deep fried


1 cup moong dal (I have used with the skin)

2 tsp oil

1/2 cup onions chopped

3-4 green chili  (or as per taste)

2 -3 tsp coriander leaves

1 tsp chopped ginger

1/4 tsp ajwain (carom)

1/2 tsp haldi powder  (turmeric)

1/4 tsp coriander seeds

Salt as per taste

Oil for deep-frying


Wash and soak moong dal for 2 to 3 hours

Take a grinder,put moong dal,green chili, ginger,ajwain,haldi powder, coriander seeds and leaves and grind it to a coarse paste

Remove in a bowl add salt, oil and chopped onions

Mix it well with your hand

Let it rest for 15 minutes

Heat oil in a kadai,once it’s hot enough, take small portions of the mixture and drop it in the oil,gently let it fry on medium heat

Fry till golden brown in colour

Moongode are ready to be served with green chutney

Serve them hot only

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