moong dal chakli recipe | moong dal murukku | pasi paruppu murukku

moong dal chakli recipe | moong dal murukku | pasi paruppu murukku with detailed photo and video recipe. an easy and savoury crunchy evening snack recipe made with moong dal dough. the recipe is similar to any other deep-fried chakli or murukku snack but just that it is made with split green gram flour. it can be an ideal replacement for the traditional rice or urad dal based chakli as a snack or for any festival.
moong dal chakli recipemoong dal chakli recipe | moong dal murukku | pasi paruppu murukku with step by step photo and video recipe. chakli recipes are very common across south india and are made for various reasons. predominantly it is made for occasions like festival celebrations or for auspicious day celebrations. but eventually turns out to be an ultimate evening snack. one such simple and easy snack recipe is moong dal chakli recipe.

chakli recipes are always considered to be complex and require a lot of expertise and ingredients to make it. well to make it clear, yes the traditional ones are too complicated and involves soaking overnight, grounding and also too much prep work. but i am not a big fan of those traditional recipes. it not like i do not respect it, but it’s just not for me. most of the chakli recipes i have posted till now are instant version and does require very minimal preparations. similarly, in this recipe, i have used an instant method with moong dal. moong dal is pressure cooked and then the dough is prepared adding rice flour. i personally like the taste of moong dal chakli, as it yields less crispy as compared to rice flour chakli.

moong dal murukku

anyway, i would like to add some tips, suggestions and variations to the moong dal chakli recipe. firstly, the dough for moong dal murukku is very critical. it has to be soft and should not be tight so that it gets a nice shape to it. moreover less moisture ensures the chakli absorbs less oil while deep frying. secondly, do not overcrowd the chakli while deep frying. deep fry them in small batches so that it gets cooked evenly. lastly, if you wish to have more crisp chakli, then you can control it by adding more rice flour to the dough. as a matter of fact, you can also add maida or plain flour to make it crispier.

finally, i wish to conclude by highlighting my other evening snacks recipes collection with this post of moong dal chakli recipe. it includes recipes like kodubale, nippattu, ribbon pakoda, kara sev, spicy boondi, aloo bhujia, shankarpali, omapodi and thenkuzhal recipe. in addition, do visit my other related recipes collection like,

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moong dal chakli recipe

moong dal chakli recipe | moong dal murukku | pasi paruppu murukku

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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 1 box
AUTHOR: Hebbars Kitchen
Course: Snack
Cuisine: south indian
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easy moong dal chakli recipe | moong dal murukku | pasi paruppu murukku

Ingredients

for pressure cooking:

  • 1 tsp oil
  • ½ cup moong dal, rinsed
  • cup water

other ingredients:

  • cup rice flour
  • 2 tbsp butter, softened
  • 2 tsp sesame / til
  • pinch hing / asafoetida
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ¼ cup water
  • oil for frying

Instructions

  • firstly, in a pressure cooker take 1 tsp oil and saute ½ cup moong dal.
  • saute until the moong dal turns aromatic.
  • add 1½ cup water and pressure cook for 3 whistles.
  • transfer the moong dal paste to a large mixing bowl.
  • add 1½ cup rice flour, 2 tbsp butter, 2 tsp sesame, pinch hing and 1 tsp salt.
  • crumble and mix until the spices are combined well.
  • further, add ¼ cup water and knead the dough.
  • knead to smooth and soft dough.
  • fry chaklis on medium flame.
  • flip the chaklis and fry till they turn golden brown and crispy from both sides.
  • drain them to the paper towel to remove excess oil.
  • finally, serve moong dal chakli with masala tea or masala milk.

how to make moong dal murukku with step by step photo:

  1. firstly, in a pressure cooker take 1 tsp oil and saute ½ cup moong dal.
    moong dal chakli recipe
  2. saute until the moong dal turns aromatic.
    moong dal chakli recipe
  3. add 1½ cup water and mix well.
    moong dal chakli recipe
  4. cover and pressure cook for 3 whistles.
    moong dal chakli recipe
  5. cool the cooked dal and blend to smooth paste.
    moong dal murukku
  6. transfer the moong dal paste to a large mixing bowl.
    moong dal murukku
  7. add 1½ cup rice flour, 2 tbsp butter, 2 tsp sesame, pinch hing and 1 tsp salt.
    moong dal murukku
  8. crumble and mix until the spices are combined well.
    moong dal murukku
  9. further, add ¼ cup water and knead the dough.
    moong dal murukku
  10. knead to smooth and soft dough. if the dough is too stiff then chaklis will break when you try to shape them using a mould. if the dough is too soft then chaklis will absorb oil. so make sure to make a smooth dough.
    moong dal murukku
  11. furthermore, take star mould and fix to the chakli maker.
    moong dal murukku
  12. also, grease the chakli maker with some oil. this prevents dough from sticking to mould.
    pasi paruppu murukku
  13. now make a cylindrical shape out of dough and place the dough inside maker.
    pasi paruppu murukku
  14. also, tighten the lid and start preparing chaklis.
    pasi paruppu murukku
  15. directly press the chaklis into oil breaking into 3-4 inch pieces. fry chaklis on medium flame.
    pasi paruppu murukku
  16. flip the chaklis and fry till they turn golden brown and crispy from both sides.
    pasi paruppu murukku
  17. drain them to the paper towel to remove excess oil.
    moong dal chakli recipe
  18. finally, serve moong dal chakli with masala tea or masala milk.
    moong dal murukku

notes:

  • firstly, blend the moong dal into a smooth paste else it will be difficult to prepare murukku.
  • also, you can add pepper or chilli powder to prepare spicy chakli recipe.
  • additionally, fry on medium flame to prevent from burning and uniform cooking.
  • finally, moong dal chakli recipe can also be prepared in a spiral shape.
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