Moong Dal Bhajiya Recipe, How to make Moong Dal Bhajiya

Moong Dal Bhajiya Recipe, How to make Moong Dal Bhajiya

Moong Dal Bhajiya is made from yellow moong dal, mildy spiced with pounded spices, crunchy from out and soft from within.

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp water
  • 2 cup of mint leaves (pudina)
  • 1 cup of coriander leaves (dhaniya)
  • 3-4 green chilies or as required (hari mirch)
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2-3 garlic cloves (optional)
  • 1 t/s sugar
  • 1 t/s roasted cumin powder
  • black salt as required
  • 1 cup pitted dates (khajoor)
  • 2 tbsp tamarind pulp (imli)
  • ½ t/s kashmiri chili powder
  • ½ cup jaggery powder (i used organic)
  • ½ t/s fennel powder (saunf)
  • 1 t/s roasted cumin powder (jeera)
  • ¼ th t/s garam masala powder
  • ¼ th t/s black salt (kala namak)
  • 2 cups water
  • salt as required
  • 2-3 cup of oil for deep frying bhajiyas
  • 1 cup yellow moong dal (split yellow lentil)
  • 1-2 green chilies chopped into half each
  • ½ inch ginger chopped finely or grated ginger
  • a pinch of asofoetida (hing)
  • ½ t/s turmeric powder
  • 1 t/s carom seed (ajwain)
  • 1 t/s fennel seed (saunf)
  • 1 t/s coriander seed (dhaniya)
  • 1 t/s cumin seed
  • 4-5 peppercorn (kalimirch) optional
  • salt as per taste
  • water as required
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