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

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ByMoumita Malla
Created on 20th Jan 2016
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  • 6 reviews
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  • By Moumita Malla
    Created on 20th Jan 2016

About Dal Kebab (Lentil Kebab)

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) is an aromatic, flavorful and delicious dish which is very much popular in Mughlai. The name itself get juices flowing in your mouth and this dish has a heavenly experience in every bite. When Dal Kebab (Lentil Kebab) is cooked perfectly it can turn into a dish beyond excellence. It is a recipe of delight which no one can resist. You can try this amazing Dal Kebab (Lentil Kebab) at the restaurants and you can also prepare it at your home. People of different region prepare this dish differently according to their own taste. This quick and easy recipe requires only 30 minute for the preparation and 30 minute to cook it perfectly. On the Better Butter website, you can find the recipe of Dal Kebab (Lentil Kebab) by Moumita Malla in step by step with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook the perfect Dal Kebab (Lentil Kebab) at your home without any difficulties. Dal Kebab (Lentil Kebab) is one of the representative dishes of Mughlai which you can serve in any special occasions.

  • Prep Time30mins
  • Cook Time30mins
  • Serves2People
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 month ago

Shaikh Mehtab Begum5 months ago
Nice will try
Sukhmani Bedi
21 days ago
yes please do

Preeti Goenka Annua year ago
my kebabs turns out very dry...any tips to make them soft and succulent

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

Manali Shah2 years ago
Such a tasty starter!

Akanksha Goel2 years ago