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, Potatoes (आलू)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters


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Moong ke Pakode

Moong ke Pakode 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 : 3.30-4 hour

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Moong ke Pakode Recipe

  • Whole Green Gram soaked in water for 4 hours 1 cup

  • Potatoes 2-3

  • Ginger peeled and sliced 1 inch

  • Green chillies 2-3

  • Salt to taste

  • Rice flour 2 tablespoons

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Potatoes peeled 2 medium

  • Oil for deep-frying

  • Chaat masala for sprinkling


Step 1

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.

Step 2

Put garlic, ginger, green chillies, salt, drained 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

Thinly slice potatoes, dip each slice in the green gram batter and deep-fry in hot oil, turning sides, till both 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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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

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