Moong dal pakaura (fritters)
Moong Dal Vadas are also known as moong dal pakoras, bhajias or fritters. This is a spicy delicious and very healthy snack crispy outside and soft inside. Moong dal pakaura is a very popular tasty snack dish, specially for evening snacks with tea.
Prep Time: 25-30 minutes
1 cup Dhuli moong dal (Split skinless green gram)
2-3 chopped green chilli
1 tspn finally chopped ginger
1 pinch hing
2 tbspn chopped coriander leaves
2 tbspn Rice flour
½ cup finally chopped onions
Oil for deep frying
Wash and soak dal in about 3 cup of water for 3-4 hours.
Take soak dal and grind coarsely using very little water.
Add all ingredients to the dal better—chopped onions, chilli, corianders, leaves, hing, ginger and salt to taste.
Mix the better for 1-2 min. properly this will make batter light.
Add the water if needed, batter should be soft. (If better is too thick pakaura will be hard)
Heat the oil in any frying pan on medium flame.
When oil is ready for frying put one drop of batter in oil for check.
Oil should be not too hot not low. If oil is very hot pakauras will not cook through and will not be crispy.
Put about 1 tablespoon of batter in to the oil. Fry the pakauras in small batches.
Fry all pakauras until golden brown of all around.
Moong dal pakauras should be crispy from outside and should be soft inside.
Drain moong dal pakaura in absorbent paper.
Serve hot with Dhaniya Ki Chutney or ketchup.