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Moong Dal Tikki Recipe | Moong Dal Puff Vada | Pesara Pindi Billalu

Moong Dal Tikki Recipe |Moong Dal Puff Vada | Pesara Pindi Billalu

Moong dal masala tikkis are super yummy and delicious snack recipe which can be prepared instantly. These masala moong dal tikkis are quick and easy variations to the aloo tikkis recipe. Tikkis are one of the most relished and popular street food in India and can be prepared with numerous variations. You can have these super scrumptious quick moong dal masala tikkis with ketchup or any chutney or pickle as per your taste. Kids will surely relish eating this devouring masala tikkis for sure. In fact these puffed tikkis can be prepared 2 to 3 days prior any special occasion or festival as they have long shelf life.

So, here is how you can make a wonderful and amazing moong dal masala tikkis in your own kitchen with this easy to follow recipe and step-by-step pictures and a detailed list of ingredients required. Go ahead and try out our version of moong dal tikkis and impress your dear ones!

Directions

Making:

Knead the flour first, to prepare the tikki. Take moong dal flour and rice flour in a big mixing bowl and  to it then add the following ingredients – salt, carom seeds, green chilly paste, asafoetida and ginger paste in the flour. Mix all the ingredients really well. You can add ¼ tsp red chilly powder instead of green chilly paste.

moong dal tikki

Now add water in small parts and knead soft dough. Then cover and keep the dough aside for 20 minutes to set. We have used 1 cup of water for kneading this much quantity of flour.

moong dal tikki

20 minutes are over and the dough is ready. Let’s start making tikkis from the dough. Grease your hands with some oil and make small lumps from the dough. You can keep the size of tikkis small or big as per your preference.

moong dal tikki

Now for making the tikkis, take a polythene sheet for rolling them out. Grease your hands and polythene sheet with some oil. Take one dough ball, dust it with sesame seeds and roll again in your hands giving it a round post.

moong dal tikki

Flatten it slightly and place it on the polythene sheet. Grease your hands with some oil again and flatten it again with your fingers in round shape, keeping it little thick.

moong dal tikki

Take enough oil in a wok or a pan for frying the tikkis. For this check whether the oil is sufficiently heated. Put a small chunk of dough in the oil, if it rises immediately that means the oil is hot. We can now fry the tikkis in oil. Lift the polythene on your hand, separate the tikki very gently from the sheet and slide it gently in the oil. Similarly, prepare rest of the tikkis as well.

moong dal tikki

Flip the sides when tikkis turn brown from beneath and fry until they turn golden brown in color from both sides. Take out the fried ones on plate covered with absorbent paper to remove excess oil and likewise prepare the rest of the tikkis as well. Moong dal tikki is now done and ready.

moong dal tikkiServing:

Serve these lip smacking and crusty moong dal tikki with tomato sauce, green coriander chutney or any pickle as per your taste and preference. You can prepare these mouth drooling tikkis for breakfast or supper or for any festival or special occasion.

moong dal tikkiSuggestion

  • Keep in mind that while kneading dough, it should be really soft so that you get puffy and delicious tikkis.

Moong Dal Tikki Recipe |Moong Dal Puff Vada | Pesara Pindi Billalu moong dal tikki
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Recipe type: Snacks
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Moong dal flour – ¾ cup (125 grams)
  • Rice flour – ¾ cup (125 grams)
  • Carom seeds – ¼ tsp
  • Green chilly paste – ¾ tsp
  • Ginger paste – ¾ tsp
  • Sesame seeds – 2 tbsp
  • Asafoetida – 1 pinch
  • Salt – ½ tsp or to taste
  • Oil – for frying
Instructions
  1. Knead the flour first, to prepare the tikki. Take moong dal flour and rice flour in a big bowl and add salt, carom seeds, green chilly paste, asafoetida and ginger paste in the flour. Mix all the ingredients really well. You can add ¼ tsp red chilly powder instead of green chilly paste. Now add water little by little and knead soft dough. Then cover and keep the dough aside for 20 minutes to set. We have used 1 cup of water for kneading this much quantity of flour.
  2. minutes are over and the dough is ready. Let’s start making tikkis from the dough. Divide the dough into small parts. You can keep the size of tikki small or big as per your preference. Grease your hands with some oil and make small lumps from the dough. So, now let’s start making tikkis. For this take a polythene sheet for rolling out the tikkis. Grease your hands and polythene sheet with some oil. Take one dough ball, dust with sesame seeds and roll again in your hands.
  3. Flatten it slightly and place it on the polythene sheet. Grease your hands with some oil again and flatten it again with your fingers in thick and round shape. Place oil in a wok for heating. For this check whether the oil is sufficiently heated. Put a small chunk of dough in the oil, it rises immediately that means the oil is hot. We can now fry the tikkis in oil. Lift the polythene on your hand, separate it very gently from the sheet and place in the oil. Place it very cautiously. Similarly, lift another dough ball, dust with sesame seeds and roll giving a round shape. Follow the same procedure as shown earlier for preparing all the tikkis.
  4. Flip the sides when tikkis turn brown from beneath and fry until it gets golden brown in color from both sides. Take out the fried ones and likewise prepare the rest of the tikkis as well. Moong dal tikki is ready.
  5. Serve these lip smacking and crusty moong dal tikki with tomato sauce, green coriander chutney or any pickle. You can prepare these mouth drooling tikkis for breakfast or supper.