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Moong Dal Pakoda Recipe, How To Make Moong Dal Pakoda

A deep fried fritter recipe with yellow moong dal...
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Prep Time 7 hrs
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 7 hrs 10 mins
Course Snacks
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4 - 5
Calories 250 kcal


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


Nutrition Facts
Moong Dal Pakoda Recipe, How To Make Moong Dal Pakoda
Amount Per Serving
Calories 250
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.