मुगाचे भजी | Moong Bhaji | Moong Fritters

Prep time
10 min
Cooking time
15 min
Cousine / Course
Indian-veg
Servings
3-4

Ingredients

  • मूंग डाळ / मूंग दाल / Moong lentils – 1 cup
  • जिरे / जीरा / Cumin seeds – 1 tsp
  • बडीशेप / सौंफ / Fennel seeds – 1 tsp
  • लसुन / लेहसुन / Garlic – 3-4
  • हिरवी मिरची / हरी मिर्च / Green Chili – 2
  • अद्रक / अदरक / Ginger – 1 inch
  • कोथंबीर / धनिया पत्ता / Coriander leaves – 1/8 cup
  • मीठ / नमक / Salt – per taste
  • कांदा / प्याज / Onion – 1/2
  • ओवा / अजवाइन / Ajwain – 1/8 tsp
  • तिखट / लाल मिर्च / Chili flakes- 1/2 tsp
  • तांदळाचे पीठ / चावलं का आटा / Rice flour – 1 tbsp
  • बेकिंग सोडा / Baking Soda – 1/4 tsp
  • तेल / Oil for frying

Cooking

  1. Wash moong daal throughly, soak for 3-4 hours
  2. Strain and transfer to bowl
  3. Add cumin seeds, fennel seeds, garlic, green chili, ginger, coriander leaves, salt to taste, mix
  4. Grind everything together to lightly coarse paste
  5. Transfer to bowl, add chopped onion, ajwain, chili flakes, rice flour, baking soda, mix well
  6. Heat oil on medium, drop small portions to hot oil, fry till golden, turn occasionally
  7. Ready to serve crispy, tasty bhaji

Tips

  1. For extra crispiness add 1 more tsp rice flour
  2. You can use kashmiri red chilis and spicy red chili combination
  3. No need to add water for grinding
  4. Fry on medium heat to get even cook

How to serve

  1. Serve with chutney, ketchup, starter, tea time snack

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