Instant Moong Dal Mangode

Servings: 2 people
Cuisine: Indian
Course: Appetizer
Time: 20 minutes
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Crispy, crunchy, and delicious, Moong Dal Mangode is a popular Indian street food. The vegan-friendly, gluten-free snack is packed with flavor and nutrition, and ready in minutes.


  • 1 1/2 cups powdered moong dal
  • Water as required
  • 1 medium onion finely chopped
  • 2-3 green chillies finely chopped
  • 1" piece of ginger finely chopped
  • 1 tsp salt or to taste
  • 1/2 tsp Kashmiri red chilli powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp amchoor (dry mango) powder
  • 1 tsp fennel seeds (saunf) crushed
  • 1 tsp coriander seeds (dhania) crushed
  • 1/4 tsp hing (asafoetida)
  • 1/2 cup chopped green coriander leaves
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • Oil for deep frying


  • To begin, mix the powdered moong dal with about a cup of water to form a smooth and thick batter.
  • Add in the onions, green chillies, and ginger.
  • Next add the dry masalas – salt, Kashmiri red chilli powder, amchoor powder, hing, crushed coriander seeds, and crushed fennel seeds. Mix and whip it well.
  • Add the chopped green coriander leaves with the baking powder and mix. In the meantime, heat oil in a pan for deep frying.
  • Deep fry the mangode in batches on medium heat until golden and crisp.
  • The Instant Moong Dal Mangode are ready to enjoy. Serve them with your favourite chutney.


  • You can also prepare the mangode with regular moong dal. Soak for a few hours and coarsely grind it.


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