Dal moth namkeen

Namkeens are Indian snacks which can be made at home easily.We Indians have a large variety of namkeen to indulge on. One of them is dal moth namkeen.

The process is simple,soak masur dal (whole ) overnight and next day just Deep fry. Sounds easy na… Let’s just try the recipe. What all goes in making this yummy dal moth namkeen.

Here’s the recipe card

Dal moth namkeen


Dal moth namkeen

Ingredients :

  • 1 cup whole masur dal
  • 1/2 tablespoon haldi powder
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • Pinch of hing
  • 1/2 tablespoon Red chilli powder
  • Oil for deep frying
  • Pinch of cooking soda

Method :

  • First soak dal overnight in water with adding soda and haldi powder
  • Next day wash and drain the water
  • Spread dal on a cloth for drying, so that excess water is dried
  • Dry them for 2 to 3 hours or more under the fan only
  • Once it has dried
  • Heat oil in kadhai
  • Keep a strainer on it, which immerses in the oil
  • When oil is hot add small batches of dal on the strainer
  • Deep fry till crunchy
  • This will take you 5 minutes
  • Remember flame has to be medium to high
  • Keep adjusting the flame
  • Deep fry all the masur dal in same way
  • Remove it on a paper add hing, Red chilli powder, haldi and salt
  • Give it a nice toss
  • After cooling store it in air tight container
  • Dal moth namkeen is ready
  • Enjoy your snack with a hot cup of tea
  • Until then keep exploring…….
Spread on Cloth for drying
Fried masur dal

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