Easy moong dal recipe

Easy moong dal recipe

This crunchy moong dal namkeen is an easy North Indian dish that could be enjoyed with a cup of hot tea. Here's how you could make moong dal snack at home.


1 cup moong dal

¼ tsp baking soda

½ tsp turmeric powder

Oil to fry

Salt as required

1 tsp chilli powder

1 tsp chaat masala

½ tsp aamchur (dried mango) powder

Fried coriander leaves


Wash the moong dal well

Soak the moong dal for at least 4 hours along with baking soda and turmeric powder

After 4 hours, transfer the moong dal into a sieve and wash it well

Spread it on a piece of clean cotton cloth for half an hour to drain it

Heat oil in a deep vessel or cheena chatty

Transfer the moong dal into a small sieve

Fry the moong dal in small batches by immersing the sieve in hot oil

Dip and raise the sieve until the moong dal is nice and crispy

Transfer the fried moong dal into a plate lined with tissue to drain the excess oil

Into the fried moongdal add salt, chilli powder, chaat masala, aamchoor powder and fried coriander leaves

Mix well.