Sweets and Snacks

Kala Chana Moong Dal Pakoda

Farmtorasoi brings another crispy fritter recipe – Kala Chana Moong Dal Pakoda. Its a perfect tea time snack, especially during winter and rainy seasons.

Bengal Gram Moong Dal Pakoda

Kala Chana Moong Dal Pakoda - Bengal Gram and Green Moong Dal Fritters

Course Breakfast, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4 Person


  • 50 gm Green Moong Dal
  • 50 gm Black Chickpeas (Kala Chana or Bengal Gram)
  • 2 medium size Onions Chopped
  • 3 Green Chillies
  • 1 inch Ginger
  • 25 gm Rice Four
  • 1 tbsp Turmeric (Haldhi) Powder
  • 1 cup Chopped Coriander (Dhania) Leaves
  • Salt To taste
  • Cooking Oil For deep frying


  • Soak Green Moong Dal and Black Chickpeas in water overnight (or 4-5 hours).
  • Drain soaked Dal and Chickpeas, and add to the grinder. Grind them to a paste
  • Make another paste of ginger and green chillies.
  • Now, mix dal and chickepeas paste, rice flour, ginger and green chillies paste, chopped onions, turmeric powder and salt. Ensure that you mix the batter well.
  • Heat oil in a deep fry pan.
  • Drop spoonfuls of batter in oil.
  • Deep fry them till crisp and golden brown.
  • Remove the pakoras from oil and keep aside.
  • Repeat process for remaining batter.


Serve with green chutney, coconut chutney or tomato ketchup.
Enjoy and Bon App├ętit!!

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