Moong-Palak Pakoda Recipe

Moong-Palak Pakoda is a popular Indian snack made with a combination of moong dal (split green gram) and spinach. The pakodas are crispy on the outside and soft on the inside, with a delicious blend of flavors. This dish is perfect for tea-time or as an appetizer for parties. It is easy to make and can be enjoyed with chutney or ketchup.

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Ingredients for Moong-Palak Pakoda Recipe

  • 1/4 cup Moong Dal
  • 1/4 cup Spinach, Finely Chopped
  • 1/4 Onion, Finely Chopped
  • 1/2 Green Chilies, Finely Chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 0.13 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 0.13 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • 0.13 teaspoon Garam Masala
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • as required Oil For Frying

Directions: Moong-palak Pakoda Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Wash and soak moong dal for 2 hours. Drain the water and grind it into a coarse paste.
  • STEP 2.In a mixing bowl, combine the moong dal paste, chopped spinach, finely chopped onions, green chilies, ginger-garlic paste, turmeric powder, red chili powder, garam masala, and salt.
  • STEP 3.Mix well to form a thick batter. Heat oil in a deep pan for frying.
  • STEP 4.Drop spoonfuls of the batter into the hot oil and fry until golden brown and crispy.
  • STEP 5.Remove the pakodas from the oil and drain on a paper towel to remove excess oil.
  • STEP 6.Serve hot with chutney or ketchup.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to soak the moong dal for at least 2 hours to ensure a smooth batter.
  • You can adjust the spice level according to your preference by adding more or less green chilies and red chili powder.
  • Do not overcrowd the pan while frying the pakodas, as it may affect the cooking time and result in uneven frying.

Storage and Serving

  • Moong-Palak Pakodas are best served hot and crispy.
  • You can store any leftover pakodas in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • To reheat, place the pakodas in a preheated oven at 350掳F (180掳C) for 5-7 minutes or until heated through.
Nutrition
value
27
calories per serving
< 1 g Fat2 g Protein3 g Carbs4 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    < 1g
  • Protein
    2g
  • Carbs
    3g
  • Fiber
    4g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    3g
  • Protein
    2g
  • Fiber
    4g

Fats

  • Fat
    < 1g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    64mg
  • Iron
    3mg
  • Vitamin A
    1890mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    110mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    29mg
  • Vitamin E
    1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    81mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    33mg
  • Selenium
    3mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp