Moong Dal Mangore

Moong Dal Ke Mangore
Photo Credits: Ravi Talwar

“Moong dal mangore” is a delicious and easy to make snack. It is served as a starter at parties and get-togethers. This is made with split husked green lentils and is this rich in protein. This healthy snack can be made spicier by adding a lot of chilies and is served best with green and tamarind chutneys.


  • Moong dhuli dal, soaked for 3-4 hours                ¾ cup
  • Onion, chopped                                                  1 medium
  • Green chilies, chopped                                        2
  • Coriander, chopped                                            1 tablespoon
  • Ginger, grated                                                    1 inch
  • Red chili powder                                                 ½ teaspoon
  • Salt                                                                    To taste
  • Oil                                                                      For deep frying



  1. Drain the lentil and put it in a grinder with salt and red chili powder. Grind coarsely using less water.
  2. Transfer the mixture to a wide bowl and beat it for 5 minutes.
  3. Add chopped onions, coriander leaves, ginger pieces and chopped green chilies. Mix well.
  4. Heat oil in a frying pan or wok and drop small portions of the mixture in it using a spoon.
  5. Fry on medium heat so that the mangore cook properly.
  6. Fry until golden brown and then transfer to a dish lined with paper towel.
  7. Serve hot with green and tamarind chutneys.

Preparation Time: 30 minutes

Serves: 2

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