Moong- chana dal pakori

Moong-chana dal pakori is a spicy pakori which we usually serve as a side dish in main course. I also used chana dal . This is my mother’s recipe and i tried to make crispy and spicy pakoris as my mother used to made.


Moong chana dal pakori

Moong chana dal pakori


Mooong dhuli: 1 cup

Chana dal: 1/2 cup

Dry powdered coriander: 1 tsp

Salt: to taste

Dried red chilli powdered: 1/2 tsp

Garam masala: 1/4 tsp

Heeng or asafoetida: a pinch

Green chilli: 1 finely chopped

Ginger: 1 tsp paste

Black pepper: 1/4 tsp

Oil: for deep frying


1.Wash and soak moong dal and chana dala in water for 3-4 hours. Drain the water and put dals in grinder. Also add green chilli and ginger to it. Grind them to smooth paste.

2. Add salt red chilli powder, garam masala , black pepper, dry coriander powder, heeng and mix it well.

3. Heat oil in a kadai and put spoonfull of batter to it. Fry these pakoris till they become golden brown in colour and crispy.

4.Place them on absorbent paper to remove excess oil.

5.Serve them with green chutney and imli chutney.






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