Moong Dal Parcels Recipe

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Moong Dal Parcels
  • Chef: Kunal Kapoor
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

A snack that goes well with your evening cup of tea. Fried parcels stuffed with a spicy and flavourful mix of moong dal, onions, turmeric and chaat masala.

Ingredients of Moong Dal Parcels

  • 200 gm moong dal
  • 3 Tbsp canola oil
  • 2 tsp jeera
  • 1 green chilly chopped
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp ginger chopped
  • 1/2 cup onions chopped
  • 2 tsp turmeric
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp red chilly powder
  • 2 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp chaat masala
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup green coriander
  • For the parcels:
  • 8 (4
  • 1 Tbsp canola oil
  • 1/2 tsp chaat masala

How to Make Moong Dal Parcels

  • 1.Wash and soak moong dal for 20 minutes.
  • 2.Rinse and add fresh water and keep it for boiling.
  • 3.Add turmeric and boil till the dal is 3/4th done.
  • 4.Drain dal and pour fresh water to cool the it.
  • 5.In a karahi heat canola oil, add jeera and sauté .
  • 6.Then add chop onions, green chilly and chop ginger. Sauté till onions are slightly brown.
  • 7.Now add dal, red chilly powder, coriander powder and salt.
  • 8.Cook for 3-4 minutes.
  • 9.Add green coriander, chaat masala and lemon juice. Stir and remove from fire. Allow to cool.
  • 10.Place a single sheet of filo and brush with a little canola oil, sprinkle chaat masala and place another filo sheet on top.
  • 11.Add a spoon full of the moong dal in the center and fold the filo sheet from all sides to make into a parcel.
  • 12.You can apply some water around the filo sheet so that it sticks together.
  • 13.Towards the neck of the parcel press gently so that the filo sheet holds together and baste the top with oil.
  • 14.Now bake the parcel in a preheated oven at 190 degree celsius for 12 minutes.