Namkeen Moong Dal Recipe / Crispy Fried Moong Dal / Deep Fried Moong Dal / How To Make Fried Moong Dal

Namkeen Moong Dal Recipe Namkeen moong dal recipe is one of the crispy, tasty and protein rich tea-time snack. Moong dal namkeen is popular snack in North India. You can make this for Holi, Diwali or just for a snack. This is one of most easy namkeen recipe with minimal ingredients. You can serve with tea or coffee.

  • Prep Time: 10-15  minutes
  • Cook Time: 30-40 minutes
  • Yield: 3-4
  • Skill Level: Medium


  • Yellow Moong Dal – 1 cup
  • Turmeric Powder – 1 tbsp
  • Oil for frying – 1 cup
  • Chat Masala – 1 tbsp
  • Crushed Dry Mint Leaves – 1 tbsp
  • Black Pepper Powder – 1 tbsp
  • Salt as per taste –


  • In a bowl, add turmeric powder in the water and soak moong dal for 1 hour.
  • Heat the water in a pan, add soaked dal and boil it for 5 min.
  • Spread dal on a kitchen towel and let it dry.
  • Heat the oil in a pan on medium flame, add cooked and dried dal.
  • Fry it till turns little golden brown and crisp.
  • When it cools down, add chaat masala, dry pudina leaves and black pepper powder, mix well.
  • Serve crispy moong dal with a cup of hot tea.
NAMKEEN MOONG DAL RECIPE was last modified: April 2nd, 2014 by Authentic Indian Vegetarian Recipes
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