How to make Moong Dal Papad -

You can roast them or deep fry them, these papads are winners

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Split skinless green gram (dhuli moong dal) flour, Split skinless black gram (dhuli urad dal) flour

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Moong Dal Papad

Moong Dal Papad Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 2-3days

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Moong Dal Papad Recipe

  • Split skinless green gram (dhuli moong dal) flour 1 cup

  • Split skinless black gram (dhuli urad dal) flour 1/2 cup

  • Papad khar 1/2 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Asafoetida (hing) 1/4 teaspoon

  • Black peppercorns 1 tablespoon

  • Oil 2 tablespo as required


Step 1

Heat ¾ cup water in a non-stick pan, add papad khar, salt and asafoetida, mix well and bring to a boil. Remove from heat and set aside to cool.

Step 2

Coarsely crush peppercorns in a mortar with a pestle.

Step 3

Mix together green gram flour, black gram flour and coarsely crushed peppercorns in a bowl. Add papad khar water and knead. Add 2 tablespoons oil and knead. Add some more oil and knead to a stiff dough.

Step 4

Add some more oil and pound for 6-8 minutes. Stretch with hands. Divide into equal portions, cover with a muslin cloth and set aside for 2-3 hours.

Step 5

Dust portions with some black gram flour and roll out into thin papads. Spread the papads on a sheet and sundry, turning sides, for 2 days.

Step 6

Roast and serve.

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