Moong dal Namkeen (Haldiram style)

By Swapna Sunil  |  15th Apr 2016  |  
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About Moong dal Namkeen (Haldiram style) Recipe

We usually buy our namkeen from Indian stores but suddenly thought of giving it a shot and made it at home. So started with the basic Moong dal namkeen, to my surprise it turned out exactly the same as store bought. Really crunchy and chaat masala that I added gave it the extra home touch. Moong Dal Namkeen and Aloo Bhujia are two of the most popular munching snacks in India. These can be found in most home especially in Marwaris. Earlier Haldiram’s Moong Dal Snack was popular among houses but now it can be made at home as well. Moong Dal Namkeen is quite popular among ladies as it contains less oil without compromising the taste of the snack thus keeping it healthy by controlling the fat content. A lot of spice spices are used in making the snack as it adds a lot of flavors to it. A lot of time citric acid is also added to the Moong Dal Namkeen to make it a little tangy. Moong Dal Namkeen is mostly served with tea which is accompanied by the gossip of all the ladies of the house. It is also a great snack to carry while travelling or watching a movie as it is healthy as well as tasty.

Moong dal Namkeen (Haldiram style) is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the right mix of flavours, Moong dal Namkeen (Haldiram style) has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Swapna Sunil is the perfect one to try at home for your family. The Moong dal Namkeen (Haldiram style) recipe is very simple and can be made in restaurant style using these ingredients. The time taken while preparing Moong dal Namkeen (Haldiram style) is 480 minutes and the time taken for cooking is 30 minutes. This is recipe of Moong dal Namkeen (Haldiram style) is perfect to serve 3 people. Moong dal Namkeen (Haldiram style) is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or party at home. Be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love Moong dal Namkeen (Haldiram style). So do try it next time and share your experience of cooking Moong dal Namkeen (Haldiram style) by commenting on this page below!

Moong dal Namkeen (Haldiram style)

Ingredients to make Moong dal Namkeen (Haldiram style)

  • 1 cup split yellow moong dal
  • oil for deep frying
  • 1/2 tsp red chilli powder (Optional)
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp Chaat masala

How to make Moong dal Namkeen (Haldiram style)

  1. Wash and soak the moong dal in enough water for couple of hours. Later drain the water using a sieve / colander. Next spread the dal on a muslin / cotton cloth as evenly as possible and allow it to dry completely at room temperature for 6 hours to overnight.
  2. Drying it well is really important as we deep fry the dal. If there is any moisture left it will splutter and spill. So be cautious once dry collect it to a bowl.
  3. Heat oil in a pan / kadai until moderately hot. Oil level has to be just over an inch, do not add more oil as it will be difficult to fry. Use a net ladle for frying.
  4. Once the oil is hot, add the dal little by little and deep fry for 3 to 4 minutes until pale yellow and crisp. It will crisp up even more once it cools down.
  5. Once fried, remove the dal on to a paper towel. Repeat the frying until all dal is done. While still hot sprinkle the red chilli powder, salt and chaat masala or just salt according to your choice. Crispy and crunchy Moong dal namkeen is ready.

My Tip:

Dry the dal completely before frying.

Reviews for Moong dal Namkeen (Haldiram style) (2)

Esther Samuela year ago


Aisha Chougle3 years ago

Wow recipe