How to make Moong Methi Pakode -

Deep fried moong and methi dumplings.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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

Main Ingredients : Split green gram, Fenugreek leaves

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Moong Methi 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 : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Moong Methi Pakode Recipe

  • Split green gram soaked 1 cup

  • Fenugreek leaves 1 small bu

  • Onion finely chopped 1 medium

  • Salt to taste

  • Ginger-green chilli paste 1/2 tablespoon

  • Asafoetida a pinch

  • Oil to deep fry


Step 1

Drain and grind moong dal without adding any water. Transfer into a bowl.

Step 2

Roughly chop onion and methi and add to moong dal. Add salt, ginger-green chilli paste and a pinch of asafoetida and mix well.

Step 3

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.Shape moong dal mixture into small balls and drop into hot oil and deep fry on medium heat till golden and crisp.

Step 4

Drain on absorbent paper and serve hot.

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