How to make Moth ke Batashe -

Spicy moth filled in crisp puris and served.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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

Main Ingredients : Moth Sprouts (अंकुरित मोठ), Golgappe

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Moth ke Batashe

Moth ke Batashe 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 : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Moth ke Batashe Recipe

  • Moth Sprouts 1 cup

  • Golgappe 12-16

  • Salt to taste

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Onion 1 medium

  • Green chillies 2-3

  • Chaat masala 1/2 teaspoon

  • Juice of ½ lemon

  • Fresh mint sprigs for garnishing


Step 1

Boil 2 cups water in a deep non-stick pan, add moth sprouts, salt and turmeric powder and mix well. Cook till the moth sprouts are done. Strain and transfer into a bowl.

Step 2

Finely chop onion and green chillies.

Step 3

Add onions and green chillies to the bowl. Add salt, chaat masala and lemon juice and mix well.

Step 4

Break a little of the crust of each golgappa, fill it up with a spoonful of the moth mixture.

Step 5

Arrange on a serving platter, garnish with mint sprigs and serve immediately.

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