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Moong dal samosas Recipe

Moong dal samosas is a popular Indian Snack
Author :
On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Kid friendly Recipe
Course :
Snack Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Shallow Fry Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
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  • 2 cups - flour
  • 1.5 cups - moong dal
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1.5 tsp chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp aniseed
  • 3 Cloves
  • 1/2-inch piece Ginger
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp Mango powder
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 4 Green chillies
  • 2 green Cardamoms
  • A pinch of Asafoetida
  • Ghee as needed
  • How to Make Moong dal samosas:

    1. Grind dal, after soaking it for 8 hours. Grind separately; green chillies, cloves, aniseeds, cardamoms, pepper and ginger.
    2. Heat 2 tbsps. ghee.
    3. Put in the asafoetida and cumin seeds, then the chilli powder and the dal.
    4. Put in the ground masala and salt.
    5. Cover and cook till dal is tender, sprinkling a little water if needed.
    6. Keep aside. It should be dry.
    7. Knead the flour with two tbsps. ghee, salt and make a stiff dough. Take small bits, roll them into thin chapattis.
    8. Cut each in half and fold twice over.
    9. Fill each cone with the dal mixture and close them to form like samosas.
    10. Seal the sides and deep fry.


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