Moong Dal Samosa Recipe

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How To Make Moong Dal Samosa
  • Recipe By: NDTV Food
  • Recipe Servings: 2
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  • Difficulty Level: Medium

About Moong Dal Samosa | Samosa Recipe: Have had enough of aloo filled samosas? Then try making these moong dal samosas at home with this easy recipe. A delicious mix of soaked moong dal with a host of spices, you cannot have a better snack option at home when unexpected guests arrive!

Ingredients of Moong Dal Samosa

  • 1/2 Cup moong dal
  • 1 cup maida
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp ajwain
  • 2 tbsp ghee
  • 1/2 cup water
  • For the filling:
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1/8 tsp hing
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 2 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp saunf powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp mango powder

How to Make Moong Dal Samosa

  • 1.Take a bowl and soak moong dal for about 4 hours.Moong Dal Samosa
  • 2.After it has completely soaked, grind it to make a paste.
  • 3.Seive maida in another bowl and add salt and ajwain.Moong Dal Samosa
  • 4.Pour some ghee and mix well.Moong Dal Samosa
  • 5.Prepare a dough of the mix using your hands and adding some water.Moong Dal Samosa
  • 6.Leave it covered for 30 minutes.Moong Dal Samosa
  • Prepare the filling:
  • 1.Take oil n a pan.Moong Dal Samosa
  • 2.Add hing and cumin seeds. Saute them well.Moong Dal Samosa
  • 3.Now add the moong dal paste to the pan and mix a bit.Moong Dal Samosa
  • 4.Add salt, garam masala, red chilli powder, coriander powder, saunf powder and mango powder to the paste. Mix and saute them thoroughly till the mix turns golden brown.Moong Dal Samosa
  • 5.Now take the dough and make small, round covers for the filling from it. Cut it from the middle in two parts, making D-shaped covers.Moong Dal Samosa
  • 6.Apply water on the opposite corners of the cover and fold them, leaving the bottom hollow to fill the stuffing.Moong Dal Samosa
  • 7.Put the moong dal mixture inside the cover and close it.Moong Dal Samosa
  • 8.Take oil in a pan and deep fry the samosas until golden brown.Moong Dal Samosa
  • 9.Serve hot and crispy.Moong Dal Samosa
Key Ingredients: moong dal, maida, salt, ajwain, ghee, water, oil, hing, cumin seeds, salt, garam masala, red chilli powder, coriander powder, saunf powder, mango powder
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