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Moong dal pakoras with aloo bhaji

Kajal Arora
120 minutes
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
2 People
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ABOUT Moong dal pakoras with aloo bhaji RECIPE

My mother's recipe which l am having since my childhood. Kind of bread pakora but with a twist and much much more crispy and crunchy

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Everyday
  • Indian
  • Frying
  • Breakfast and Brunch
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 2

  1. For moong dal pakoras:
  2. Moong dal : 1 cup
  3. White bread slices: 8
  4. Salt : 1 tsp
  5. Mint chutney : 2 tbsp
  6. Oil: to fry
  8. Boiled potatoes : 3 no.
  9. Tomato : 4 no.
  10. Green chilli 1 no.
  11. Desi ghee : 2 tbsp
  12. Hing: a pinch
  13. Jeera : 1 tsp
  14. Whole red chilli: 2 no.
  15. Whole coriander seeds : 1 tsp
  16. Salt to taste
  17. Red chilli powder : 1 tsp
  18. Turmeric : 1 tsp
  19. Dhania powder : 1.5 tsp
  20. Garam masala powder : 1/2 tsp
  21. Loungi / Achar masala: 1 tsp
  22. Water 2 cup


  1. Soak dal for 2 hours
  2. Make a paste of it with salt and some water like pakoras consistency keep it aside
  3. Cut bread slices into circle of maximum diameter ( motive is not to waste bread)
  4. ln a pan take ghee for bhaji add jeera, hing, whole chilli and whole coriander let it all splutter
  5. Add grated tomatoes cook it and let the water evaporates
  6. Add all the spices mentioned under also bhaji and sauté
  7. Add hand broken boiled potatoes
  8. After 2 minutes add water and let it simmer till thick gravy on medium low flame
  9. Heat oil to fry
  10. Take a slice and spread some mint chutney on it cover it with another slice to make a sandwich
  11. Now quickly dip this sandwich in dal batter and fry on high flame till golden brown
  12. Till now the bhaji must have been ready garnish with fresh coriander
  13. Serve hot and ready to take the compliments

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Nutan Sethi
Nutan Sethi   Jul-14-2017

Amazing.will definitely try.

Suman Yadav
Suman Yadav   May-02-2017

too good

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