moonglet recipe | moong dal omelette recipe | mung bean omelette

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moonglet recipe | moong dal omelette recipe | mung bean omelette with detailed photo and video recipe. an easy and simple vegetarian omelette recipe made with mung bean batter. it is perhaps one of the famous street food breakfast recipes from the famous old streets of new delhi. it is generally served as morning breakfast with a choice of spicy green chutney and tomato sauce, but can also be served as an evening snack.
moong dal omelette recipemoonglet recipe | moong dal omelette recipe | mung bean omelette with step by step photo and video recipe. egg-based omelette has been one of the popular choice for many indians. it is been used for morning breakfast, but can also be used as a complete meal. however due to many vegetarians across india, there are some veg and vegan omelette too and moong dal omelette recipe.

to be honest, i am not a huge fan of fusion recipes. basically i feel the original recipe is mocked with a different set of ingredients with an attempt to have original taste and texture. in this scenario, moong dal batter is mixed with finely chopped veggies and herbs. also, to get that flaky and aerated texture i have used eno salt just before cooking it. in short the egg-based omelette texture is achieved artificially. having said that, these kind of fancy dishes are m husband’s favourite. he likes variations to his morning breakfast and does not hesitate to explore different types of cuisine. according to him, it is flat moong dal idli with a generous amount of butter toppings.

moonglet recipe

anyway, before i wrap up the recipe, some more tips, suggestions and variations to moonglet recipe. firstly, once the moong dal is soaked, it has to be grounded to a thick paste. something similar to an idli batter consistency. it should not be a watery consistency. secondly, the eno salt or fruit salt has to be added just before transferring to the hot pan. also once the eno salt is added, add 1 tbsp of water to activate it. once it is activated, mix it rapidly so that air bubbles are formed to get aerated texture. lastly, the mung bean omelette tastes great when served hot. also to spice it up, serve with spicy green chutney, tomato chutney or any tangy spicy chutney.

finally, do visit my other related breakfast recipes collection with this post of moong dal omelette recipe. it also includes my other related recipes like bonda soup, moong dal idli, pesarattu, kachori, moong dal chilla, masala khichdi, nuchinunde, dal dhokla, fada ni khichdi, bonda. further to these i would also like to mention my other related recipe categories like,

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moong dal omelette recipe

moonglet recipe | moong dal omelette recipe | mung bean omelette

4.8 from 5 votes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Soaking Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes
Servings: 2 Servings
AUTHOR: HEBBARS KITCHEN
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: north indian
Keyword: moonglet recipe
Calories: 503kcal
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easy moonglet recipe | moong dal omelette recipe | mung bean omelette

Ingredients

for batter:

  • 1 cup moong dal
  • ¼ tsp turmeric
  • 2 tbsp rice flour
  • ¾ tsp salt

for 1 moonglet:

  • ½ tsp cumin
  • 1 chilli, finely chopped
  • ½ tsp ginger paste
  • 2 tbsp onion, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp tomato, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp capsicum, finely chopped
  • 2 tsp oil
  • ½ tsp eno fruit salt
  • 2 tbsp water
  • pinch chilli powder
  • 1 tbsp coriander, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp butter

Instructions

  • firstly, soak 1 cup moong dal for 30 minutes. you can increase the soaking time to up to 1 hour.
  • drain off the water and blend to smooth paste.
  • transfer the moong dal paste to a large mixing bowl.
  • add ¼ tsp turmeric, 2 tbsp rice flour and ¾ tsp salt.
  • beat and mix well forming a nice thick batter.
  • take 2 ladleful of batter into a small bowl.
  • add ½ tsp cumin, 1 chilli, ½ tsp ginger paste, 2 tbsp onion, 2 tbsp tomato and 2 tbsp capsicum.
  • mix well making sure everything is well combined.
  • now heat a pan and spread 2 tsp oil.
  • once the pan is hot, add ½ tsp eno fruit salt, 2 tbsp water to the batter and mix gently.
  • once the batter turns frothy, pour onto the hot pan.
  • sprinkle chilli powder and 1 tbsp coriander.
  • cover and simmer for 2 minutes or until the base are cooked well.
  • now flip over and press gently.
  • make a good slit in the centre and 1 tbsp butter in the centre.
  • simmer for a minute or until the is cooked completely.
  • finally, enjoy moonglet with green chutney and tamarind chutney.
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how to make moonglet with step by step photo:

  1. firstly, soak 1 cup moong dal for 30 minutes. you can increase the soaking time to up to 1 hour.
  2. drain off the water and blend to smooth paste.
  3. transfer the moong dal paste to a large mixing bowl.
  4. add ¼ tsp turmeric, 2 tbsp rice flour and ¾ tsp salt.
  5. beat and mix well forming a nice thick batter.
  6. take 2 ladleful of batter into a small bowl.
  7. add ½ tsp cumin, 1 chilli, ½ tsp ginger paste, 2 tbsp onion, 2 tbsp tomato and 2 tbsp capsicum.
  8. mix well making sure everything is well combined.
  9. now heat a pan and spread 2 tsp oil.
  10. once the pan is hot, add ½ tsp eno fruit salt, 2 tbsp water to the batter and mix gently.
  11. once the batter turns frothy, pour onto the hot pan.
  12. sprinkle chilli powder and 1 tbsp coriander.
  13. cover and simmer for 2 minutes or until the base are cooked well.
  14. now flip over and press gently.
  15. make a good slit in the centre and 1 tbsp butter in the centre.
  16. simmer for a minute or until the is cooked completely.
  17. finally, enjoy moonglet with green chutney and tamarind chutney.
    moonglet recipe

notes:

  • firstly, add vegetables of your choice to make moong dal chilla nutritious.
  • also, add eno just before pouring onto the pan. else it will not be spongy.
  • additionally, add generous amount of butter gives a od flavour.
  • finally, moonglet recipe tastes great when prepared slightly spicy.
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