Monday, October 22, 2012

MOONG DAL PAKODIS


This is such an addictive snack that you can go on eating.Very simple cocktail pakodis made from the moong dal batter.

Ingredients:
Moong dal .. 1 cup
Cumin seeds .. 1 tsp
Ginger/garlic ........... 1 tsp (optional)
Green chillies .... 2-3 (finely chopped)
Coriander leaves .. handful
Baking soda ..... a pinch
Asafoetida ....... a pinch
Salt ......... to taste
Oil .......... to fry

Method:
1. Soak the moong dal for 2-3 hours.
2. Grind it adding cumin seeds, ginger-garlic, green chillies and coriander leaves. Grind coarsely adding very little water.
3. Just before frying the pakodis, add the salt, asafoetida and baking soda.
4. Drop tiny pakodis in hot oil and fry until crisp and golden.
Serve hot with any chutney..they make a very good cocktail snack.

62 comments:

  1. Hi shobha kahan ghoom ho gayi tum. i kept wondering why no new post or maybe i missed

    we make same too with slight difference and its yummy

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    1. I am very much here Meena.. kabhi kabhi post karne mei kuch gap ho jaata hai.
      I would love to taste your version too.

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  2. What a yummy n crispy pakodis... Want to have them now itself...

    Event: Dish name starts with N

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  3. Hi Shobha,

    Pakodis Looks AAAwesome and crispy !!!

    Perfect presentation:)

    Keep up this good work Dear:))

    www.southindiafoodrecipes.blogspot.in

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    1. Thanks for liking as always Punitha

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  4. Looks very delicious and perfect.. awesome snack recipe :)
    Indian Cuisine

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  5. What a lovely dish. I really like these little treats.

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    1. Yes Alida, so soft and melt in the mout treat

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  6. one of my favourite snacks!!

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  7. nice evening snack....looks perfect....

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  8. I have tasted this in my friend's place. u did it so nice and perfect

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  9. Perfect snacker...
    http://recipe-excavator.blogspot.com

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  10. These are called ram laddoos in delhi...

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  11. looks like a healthy option for snacking..bookmarked!
    btw thanks for your advice on the font..totally agreed that my blog needed the revamp so now it has a new face..check it out;-)

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    1. How sweet of you to take my advice seriously.

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  12. Please collect ur award

    http://eezy-kitchen.blogspot.com/2012/08/my-fourth-award.html

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  13. Looks yum
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  14. Great tea time snacks

    http://shwetainthekitchen.blogspot.com/

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  15. yummy & crispy.. perfect tea time snacks..
    http://www.indiantastyfoodrecipes.com/

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  16. This one looks delicious! I really want to pour the sauce once I look at it! *drooling*

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