How to make Moong ke Pakode -

Potato slices dipped in spicy green gram batter and deep fried

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Whole green gram (sabut moong), Oil (ऑइल)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Moong ke Pakode

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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 : 4-5 hour

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Moong ke Pakode Recipe

  • Whole green gram (sabut moong) soaked in water for 4 hours 1 cup

  • Oil to deep fry

  • Garlic cloves 2-3

  • Ginger peeled and sliced 1 inch

  • Green chillies 2-3

  • Salt to taste

  • Rice flour 2 tablespoons

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 tea

  • Medium potatoes peeled 4

  • Chaat masala for sprinkling

Method

Step 1

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.

Step 2

Put garlic, ginger, green chillies, salt, green gram and ½ cup water in a grinder jar and grind to a smooth batter.

Step 3

Transfer into a bowl and, add rice flour and whisk well. Add turmeric powder and whisk again.

Step 4

Cut potatoes into medium thick slices, dip each slice in the green gram batter and slide into hot oil. Deep-fry, turning sides, till they are golden and crisp all around. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 5

Arrange the fried moong pakodas on a serving plate, sprinkle chaat masala over them and serve immediately.

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