Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Moong Savoury

Courtesy : Tarla Dalal

  I read this recipe from one of Tarla Dalal's books. I liked it cause I could make it when my inlaws visit us. I belong to a Jain Family and my inlaws follow the Jain lifestyle wherein they eat saatvik food without any roots , onion and garlic.. It is quite healthy too with protein in Moong . I have omitted a few things that this recipe calls for. Tarla Dalal uses Baking soda for the moong dal batter..which I wanted to avoid..

 1 teacup moong dal 
 4 green chillies 
 1 tablespoon gram flour (besan) 
 a pinch asafoetida 
 salt to taste 
For the green peas stuffing
 2 teacups boiled mashed green peas 
 1 teaspoon cumin seeds 
 2 green chillies, chopped 
 3 teaspoons amchur powder 
 2 tablespoons chopped coriander 
 1 tablespoon ghee 
 salt to taste 
 oil for cooking 
To serve
 green chutney or sweet chutney  
1. Soak the dal overnight for at least 3 to 4 hours.
2. Grind the soaked dal with the green chillies .
3. Add the gram flour, asafoetida and salt and mix well.
For the green peas stuffing
1. Heat the ghee and fry the cumin seeds for a few seconds.
2. Add the green peas, green chillies, amchur powder, coriander and salt and cook for 1 minute.
How to proceed

1. Heat a non-stick tawa and spread a little moong dal mixture.
2. Spread a little stuffing on it and smear a little oil on the sides.
3. Turn upside down and cook again for a few minutes.
4. Repeat with the remaining mixture and stuffing.
5. Serve hot with green chutney or sweet chuteny.


Suparna said...

Looks healthy and yummm...great filler!

shriram sharma said...


For health Rajstani test :)