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Instant Moong Dal Pakora Mix

With the instant moong dal pakora/ bhajia mix you can enjoy the authentic taste of moong dal bhajiya in minutes. It can be stored for 2-3 months.



Preparation And Cooking Time

20 Min.



Cooking Method :   

  400g Yellow Moong Dal (yellow split lentil)

  100g Coarse Gram flour (Besan)

  2 Tbsp Whole Dry Coriander seeds

  2 Tbsp Fennel seeds (saunf)

  1 Tbsp Whole Black pepper corn

  1 Tbsp Red chilli flakes

  1 Tbsp Red chilli Powder

  1 Tbsp Salt

  1 Tsp Citric acid

  1 Tsp Baking Soda

  1/2 Tsp Asafoetida, 1 Tsp carom seeds

For Pakora batter - 1 Tbsp grated ginger, 2 chopped green chilli,

1 Tbsp Fresh coriander, oil for frying

Roast moong dal for 3-4 minutes on low flame. Transfer in a plate and allow to cool completely.

Dry roast gram flour for 2-3 minutes on low flame. Transfer to a plate and allow to cool completely.

Dry roast fennel seeds. Allow to cool.

Dry roast whole coriander. Allow to cool.

Dry roast whole pepper corns. Allow to cool.

Switch off the flame and roast carom seeds for few seconds on hot pan.

Add roasted moong dal in a jar and make a coarse powder from it.

In a small jar add coriander seeds and fennel seeds. Prepare a coarse powder.

Add pepper corn in a jar and prepare a coarse powder.

Add all grounded powders and all other dry spices in a big bowl.

Mix nicely. Instant dry moong bhajiya mix is ready... You can store it in air tight bag or container for later use.

For making bhajiya or pakora take a cup of instant bhajiya mix.

Add fresh coriander, grated ginger, chopped chilli.

Prepare pakora/ fritter batter using water.

Cover and keep aside for 10 minutes.

Uncover and add water if required.

Fry in hot oil on medium flame till they become crispy.

Take out from oil.

They are crispy from outside and soft from inside.

Moong dal bhajiya is ready in minutes with instant bhajiya/ pakora mix.


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  1. Abnash Kaur( Apr / 27 / 2018

    Very good.Have made this mix about3 times

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