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Pandori Recipe

Pandori is a popular Indian Snacks
Author :
On :
Tuesday, 18 July, 2017
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Snacks Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Steam Recipe
Difficulty :
Preparation Time :
4 hours
Servings :
Serves 3
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  • 1 cup (200 g) - moong dal
  • 1 - Green chilli
  • 1 - 1/2 inch piece of ginger, chopped
  • 12 - Garlic cloves, chopped
  • 2 tsp - coriander leaves, chopped
  • 1 - small bunch of Methi leaves, washed and finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp - cooking soda
  • salt to taste
  • 2 tsp - oil to grease the katoris/pandori cups
  • How to Make Pandori:

    1. Grease the katoris or pandori cups with a little oil and keep ready.
    2. Wash and soak the moong dal in 2 cups of water for 4 hours, then drain the water.
    3. Add green chilli, ginger and garlic and prepare a smooth batter in a mixer (do not use water).
    4. Add chopped coriander leaves, methi leaves, cooking soda and salt. Mix all the ingredients well.
    5. Pour the pandori batter in each cup (three-fourth level) and steam in a steamer or pressure cooker (without weight) for 5-7 minutes or until soft.
    6. To check if the pandoris are ready, pierce them with a toothpick. The batter should not stick to it. Unmould and serve hot with a chutney of your choice.
    7. Recipe Courtesy: Niya's World


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