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.
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.