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Crispy moong dal fry | fried moong dal recipe
This Crispy moong dal fry | fried moong dal recipe is very easy to make and just tastes like the famous Haldiram's moong dal fry. Once you start preparing this at home, then you will never buy these outside. Also this can be stored easily for more than a week, if stored in a airtight container. This would become a great evening snack or a tea time snack or just can munch them on while seeing tv.
Author: Akila
  • Moong dal / பாசிப்பருப்பு - 1 cup
  • Chilli powder - 1/4 tsp + or -
  • Salt - as req
  • Chat masala - 1/4 tsp + or -
  • Oil for frying
  • Tissue paper
  • Strainer
  1. Soak moong dal for 4 to 5 hours
  2. Drain the water and spread in a cotton cloth ( preferably white cloth ) in shadow or under fan, which ever is easy for you.
  3. Allow to dry for 2 to 3 hours or till the water dry out completely.
  4. Once all the wetness have gone, then collect it in a bowl and keep aside.
  5. Now in a pan or kadai, add enough oil for frying and heat it. Once the oil is hot, add 3 to 4 tbsp of dried moong dal in a metal strainer and dip them slowly in the hot oil.
  6. Since the oil would be piping hot, please be more careful while dipping the strainer in the hot oil. If you add more moong dal, in the strainer, then there may be chances for the oil to spill outside. So add little moong dal at a time and fry them in batches.
  7. Fry the dal, until it comes golden color.
  8. Repeat the process, until you finish all the batches.
  9. Now transfer all the moong dal to a bowl and using a kitchen tissue, try to remove the excess oil, by slightly rubbing them.
  10. Add the required salt, chilli powder, chat masala.
  11. 11. Mix them well. Increase or decrease the quanity of spicies and salt as per your wish.
  12. 12. Tasty and crispy moong dal fry | fried moong dal is ready.
  13. 13. You can store it in a airtight container and keep them fresh for a week.
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