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Moong Dal Pakoda Recipe, How To Make Moong Dal Pakoda

A deep fried fritter recipe with yellow moong dal...
Prep Time7 hrs
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time7 hrs 10 mins
Course: Snacks
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 4 - 5
Calories: 250kcal
Author: Asiya


  • 2 cups yellow moong dal split green gram
  • salt - to taste
  • 3 - 4 green chillies very finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp very finely chopped coriander leaves
  • 1 medium sized onion very finely chopped
  • a pinch of baking soda
  • oil for deep fry frying
  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste


  • Firstly, soak the yellow moong dal for 6 - 7 hours in water.
  • Drain the water from the moong dal.
  • In a blender add the moong dal, salt, green chillies, ginger garlic paste and blend well.
  • Take the batter out in a mixing bowl.
  • Add baking soda and mix well.
  • Add the chopped coriander leaves and chopped onions into it.
  • Heat oil in a wok.
  • Take small portions of the batter or take spoonful of batter and drop them in heated oil.
  • Deep fry them on sim to medium flame until all sides are golden brown.
  • Take them out in a serving plate.
  • Continue doing the same with rest of the batter.
  • Serve them with hot tea or ketchup!!!


Finely chopped curry leaves can be added as an optional ingredient.
Carom seeds/ajwain are usually added in pakoda recipes for better digestion.
Additional dry spices such as cumin seeds too can be added as optional ingredients.


Calories: 250kcal
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