How to make Moong Bean Dumpling - The sesame seeds add a wonderful crunch to these deep-fried stuffed green gram balls.

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Main Ingredients : Split skinless green gram (dhuli moong dal), Castor sugar (caster sugar) (कैस्टर शुगर / बारीक चीनी)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Moong Bean Dumpling

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For more recipes related to Moong Bean Dumpling checkout Moong Dal Pakoda. You can also find more Snacks and Starters recipes like Suji Bread, Baked Samosa, Prawn Tempura in Pita Pockets, Parsi Mutton Cutlets.

Prep Time : 5-6 hour

Cook time : 41-50 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Moong Bean Dumpling Recipe

  • Split skinless green gram (dhuli moong dal) soaked for 6 hours and drained 1/2 cup

  • Castor sugar (caster sugar) 3/4 cup

  • Rice flour 1/2 cup

  • Potato boiled, peeled and mashed 1 medium

  • Refined flour (maida) 4-5 tablespoons

  • White sesame seeds (til) 6 tablespoons

  • Oil for deep-frying


Step 1

Put skinless green gram in a non-stick pan, add half cup castor sugar and one cup water and bring it to a boil. Cook till the green gram is done. Remove from heat, cool and grind to a smooth paste.

Step 2

Put rice flour in a bowl, add potato, remaining castor sugar and half cup water and knead into soft dough. Cover and set aside for ten to fifteen minutes.

Step 3

Mix refined flour and half cup water in a small bowl till smooth.

Step 4

Spread sesame seeds on a plate. Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.

Step 5

Divide dough into eight equal portions, shape them into balls and flatten them. Make a dent in the center of each ball and stuff with ground paste. Bring the edges together and press lightly to seal. Shape them into balls again.

Step 6

Dip these dumplings in refined flour mixture and roll them in sesame seeds.

Step 7

Gently slide them into hot oil and deep-fry till crisp and golden. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 8

Arrange the dumplings on a serving plate and serve warm.