Dal Kebab (Lentil Kebab) | How to make Dal Kebab (Lentil Kebab)

By Moumita Malla  |  20th Jan 2016  |  
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Dal Kebab (Lentil Kebab)by Moumita Malla
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About Dal Kebab (Lentil Kebab) Recipe

This Dal Kebab is really very good starters. It is made using whole green moong dal,so.it is healthy also.

Dal Kebab (Lentil Kebab)

Ingredients to make Dal Kebab (Lentil Kebab)

  • Whole Green moong dal - 1and1/2 cup
  • onions(chopped) - 1 big
  • Roasted gram flour/ Besan - 2 tablespoons for binding(take tawa ,add besan or gram flour and toast until light brown.
  • cumin seeds - 1 teaspoon
  • green chillies - 2 medium
  • coriander leaves - 1/2cup (chopped)
  • coriander powder - 1 teaspoon
  • Garam masala powder - 1 teaspoon
  • Dry mango powder - 1 teaspoon
  • red chilli powder - 1 teaspoon
  • oil - 2 tablespoons
  • salt to taste

How to make Dal Kebab (Lentil Kebab)

  1. Soak 1 and 1 / 2 cup green moong dal in water overnight.
  2. Drain the water and grind the lentils with 2 green chillies and little salt to semi smooth paste. Add little water as required for grinding ( and if not then do not need to add water )
  3. Heat oil in a pan. Temper the oil with 2 tsp of whole cumin seeds, 2 teaspoons garlic paste and 1.5 teaspoon of ginger paste
  4. Add the lentil or dal paste and cook until the mix comes off the sides clean. The dal should be cooked so that is moist and soft but not runny or hard. you need to be careful to remove the moisture without making it hard. Add little oil as needed to avoid sticking.
  5. Switch off the heat, transfer into a big plate or bowl. Let it be cool.
  6. After that, chopped onions, chopped green chillies, chopped coriander leaves, garam masala powder, amchur powder, red chilly powder and salt. Mix well. Slowly add the roasted besan or gram flour bind to a dry mix.
  7. Mix them to prepare smooth dough like mixture. Divide the mixture into 10 to 12 equal portions and roll them into small size balls.
  8. Take one ball and gently press it between your palms and make a round shaped 1/2inch thick patties.
  9. Heat non-stick flat pan or tawa or griddle to shallow fry patties. When pan or griddle is hot enough, drizzle 1 teaspoons oil over it. Put 3-4 patties over oil and cook until bottom surface turn golden brown.
  10. Flip each pattie up side down, drizzle some oil around its edge and cook until second side also turns golden brown.
  11. Now your dal or lentil kebab is ready ,transfer on a plate,and serve with coriander or cilantro chutney.

My Tip:

Here I used whole green moong dal,if you want you can use any dal or lentil.

Reviews for Dal Kebab (Lentil Kebab) (6)

Tejaswini Mahajana year ago


Shaikh Mehtab Beguma year ago

Nice will try
Sukhmani Bedi
a year ago
yes please do

Preeti Goenka Annu2 years ago

my kebabs turns out very dry...any tips to make them soft and succulent

Arti Saxena2 years ago

I have tried it .these are very tasty. we can also make these kabab by using different types of pulses

Manali Shah3 years ago

Such a tasty starter!

Akanksha Goel3 years ago


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