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Moong dal pandoli

Kanwaljeet Chhabra
180 minutes
Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Moong dal pandoli RECIPE

Moong dal pandoli is very similar to idlis but made is made in a unique style . The batter is spooned on a muslin cloth that is tied over boiling hot water. I have followed Tarla dalal Mam's recipe .

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Everyday
  • Gujarat
  • Steaming
  • Side Dishes
  • Gluten Free

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. 1 cup green moong dal
  2. 1/2 cup curd
  3. 2 teaspoon ginger-green chilli paste
  4. Salt to taste
  5. 1 tsp mustard seeds
  6. 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  7. 1/2 teaspoon hing / asafoeida
  8. 2 teaspoon fruit salt
  9. 2 teaspoon lemon juice


  1. Soak moong dal in enough water for about 3 hours. Wash and drain the water.
  2. Now take a grinder, add soaked moong dal, 1 tbsp Water and curd . Blend it into a smooth paste.
  3. Now add ginger green chilli paste, fruit salt and lemon juice. Mix all ingredients well.
  4. For tempering - take a pan, add oil. Heat the oil, add mustard seeds, cumin seeds and sesame seeds. When they start crackling , pour this tempering on the batter and mix well.
  5. Tie a muslin cloth on top a vessel, half-filled with water and heat till the water boils.
  6. Put batter on the muslin cloth at regular intervals.
  7. Cover it with lid. Steam it for about 10 minutes. Serve immediately with green chutney or any sauce .
  8. You can make it in idli moulds also.

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