Indians and their love for evening snacks needs no introduction. As soon as the clock strikes 4, we start craving all things greasy and crispy. From samosas, tikkis to pakoras, cutlets and more - we simply cannot get enough of these mouth-watering snacks. They are best enjoyed with a cup of hot chai and define comfort for most of us. While our love for these classic snacks remains unchanged, there's no harm in experimenting with some new recipes. Considering this, here we bring you a delicious moong dal parcel recipe that is crispy, flavourful and makes for a perfect snack to indulge in during evenings.
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Filo sheets are stuffed with a spicy and flavourful mix of moong dal, onions, turmeric and chaat masala and baked to perfection. These crispy parcels are oozing with flavours and high in protein. The best part about this recipe is that you can prepare it in just 30 minutes. Serve it with some ketchup or mint chutney and indulge in its goodness. Take a look at the recipe below:
Moong Dal Parcels Recipe: How To Make Moong Dal Parcels
First, wash and soak the moong dal for 20 mins. Rinse it nicely, add fresh water in a pan and let it boil. Add turmeric and boil till it's th done. Drain the dal and pour fresh water to cool it. In a kadhai, heat canola oil, add jeera and saute. Add chopped onions, green chillies and ginger. Saute until the onions are slightly brown. Now, add dal, red chilli powder, coriander powder and salt. Cook for 3-4 minutes. Add green coriander, chaat masala and lemon juice. Stir and remove from fire. Allow to cool. Place a single sheet of filo and brush with a little canola oil, sprinkle chaat masala and place another filo sheet on top. For the complete recipe of moong dal parcels, click here.
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So, what are you waiting for? Try out this recipe and let us know how you liked its taste in the comments below.
About Vaishali KapilaVaishali finds comfort in eating parathas and rajma chawal but is equally enthusiastic about exploring different cuisines. When she's not eating or baking, you can often find her curled up on the couch watching her favourite TV show - FRIENDS.