Sonali Bhogle

Moong Bhaji is a famous street snack in Mumbai. They are fried fritters made from yellow moong dal (petite yellow lentils ) which are slightly spicy in taste.

Watch how to make Moong dal Bhajiya on YouTube

Recipe with Photos

Ingredients :
  • 1 cup Yellow Moong Dal (Split/ petite yellow lentils) 
  • 3-4 Green chilies or 1-2 teaspoon crushed green chillies
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 4-5 Garlic cloves
  • 7-8 Black pepper
  • ¼ tsp Asafoetida Powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 2-3 Boiled potatoes 
  • Oil for deep frying

Method :
Soak Moong dal atleast for 3-4 hours. Drain. 

Grind cumin seeds, garlic cloves, green chilies and black pepper. Add dal into the ground powder and grind dal without adding water.

  Put ground dal mixture into mixing bowl.

 Add coriander powder ,mashed potatoes and salt to taste. Mix well.

Add 1 tablespoon of hot oil and mix well.

Heat oil for deep frying. Keep flame on medium. Drop small balls of dal mixture to heated oil. 

Deep fry till golden brown.


Serve hot with tamarind Chutney or Green Chutney or Tomato Sauce or Garlic Chutney.

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