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Nadur Moonji Recipe

Nadur Moonji is a popular Indian Snack
Author :
On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Festive Recipe
Course :
Snack Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Shallow Fry Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 3
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • 250 g - tender lotus stems, peeled and sliced
  • 1.5 cup - Rice flour
  • 1 tbsp - plain flour
  • 1/2 tsp - Cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp - red chilli, crushed
  • 1 tbsp - hot oil
  • To deep fry - oil
  • To taste - salt
  • How to Make Nadur Moonji:

    1. Sprinkle salt over the sliced stems, toss and keep aside for 15 mins.
    2. Mix both the flours in a large bowl.
    3. Add cumin seeds, chillies, salt and mix.
    4. Add enough water, to make a batter thick enough, to coat the back of a spoon.
    5. Heat oil to deep fry.
    6. Dip one slice of stem, at a time, into the batter.
    7. Let into the hot oil gently.
    8. Repeat till there are enough to fry in one batch.
    9. Fry on medium heat, till golden and crisp on one side.
    10. Flip gently and repeat for other side.
    11. Drain on absorbent paper and serve hot and crisp.
    12. If desired, sprinkle some pepper powder or chat masala or sauce over fritters.


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