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Moong Dal Parcels Recipe

Moong Dal Parcels
How to make Moong Dal Parcels

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.

  • Total Cook Time 30 mins
  • Prep Time 05 mins
  • Cook Time 25 mins
  • Recipe Servings4
  • Easy

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

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Wash and soak moong dal for 20 minutes.
Rinse and add fresh water and keep it for boiling.
Add turmeric and boil till the dal is 3/4th done.
Drain dal and pour fresh water to cool the it.
In a karahi heat canola oil, add jeera and sauté .
Then add chop onions, green chilly and chop ginger. Sauté till onions are slightly brown.
Now add dal, red chilly 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.
Add a spoon full of the moong dal in the center and fold the filo sheet from all sides to make into a parcel.
You can apply some water around the filo sheet so that it sticks together.
Towards the neck of the parcel press gently so that the filo sheet holds together and baste the top with oil.
Now bake the parcel in a preheated oven at 190 degree celsius for 12 minutes.
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