Moong Dal Pakoda

Moong dal pakoda recipe is a popular and tasty street food snack from Mumbai. And today FoodnFood sharing this best crispy tea-time snacks with you friends with step by step photos, these are fried fritters made from yellow moong lentils and mildly spiced in Mumbai.

This moong dal pakoda is easy to cook with less time with regular Indian spices, and it is very soft and tasty, first, you can soak the moong lentils overnight or for 3-4 hours and then grind it in mixie-jar and mix the spices in moon lentils then deep- fry it in oil. You can serve the pakoda with coriander chutney, tamarind chutney or with tomato ketchup in the evening tea.

Moong Dal Pakoda


  • Split skinless green gram (moong dal) soaked 1 cup
  • Green chillies 2-3
  • Ginger- garlic paste 1 tsp
  • Black pepper powder 1/2 tsp
  • Asafoetida a pinch
  • Salt to taste
  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 tbsp


Step 1

To make the pakoda batter, put split green gram in mixer jar, add green chillies, asafoetida and salt and grind into a coarse paste. Add a little water if required.

Moong Dal

Step 2

Transfer the batter into a mixing bowl, add ginger-garlic paste, salt, black- pepper and coriander leaves and mix it well.

Moong Dal Pakoda recepie

Step 3

Heat a oil in a pan on medium flame, using your finger drop small amounts of batter in hot oil and deep-fry till crisp and golden.

Moong Dal Pakoda fry

Step 4

Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 5

Arrange them on a serving plate and serve hot with tomato ketchup.

Nutrition Info

  • Calories- 1429 Kcal
  • Fat- 38.8 gm
  • Protein- 75.1 gm

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