Mung dal ka bada Recipe

Mung dal ka bada is a popular Indian snack made from soaked and ground mung lentils. These deep-fried fritters are crispy on the outside and soft on the inside. They are seasoned with spices like cumin, coriander, and red chili powder, giving them a flavorful kick. Mung dal ka bada is commonly served with chutney or ketchup and is perfect for tea-time or as an appetizer for parties.

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Ingredients for Mung dal ka bada Recipe

  • 1/4 cup Mung Dal
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 1/2 tablespoon Chopped Coriander Leaves
  • 0.13 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • pinch A Pinch Of Asafoetida
  • as per your need Oil For Deep Frying

Directions: Mung Dal Ka Bada Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Soak mung dal in water for 4-5 hours and then drain the water.
  • STEP 2.Grind the soaked dal into a coarse paste, adding a little water if needed.
  • STEP 3.Add cumin seeds, coriander leaves, red chili powder, salt, and asafoetida to the dal paste and mix well.
  • STEP 4.Heat oil in a deep pan for frying.
  • STEP 5.Take small portions of the dal mixture and drop them into the hot oil.
  • STEP 6.Fry the bada on medium heat until they turn golden brown and crispy.
  • STEP 7.Remove the fried bada from the oil and drain excess oil on a paper towel.
  • STEP 8.Serve hot with chutney or ketchup.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to soak the mung dal for at least 4-5 hours to ensure it becomes soft and easy to grind.
  • You can adjust the spice level according to your preference by adding more or less red chili powder.
  • To make the bada healthier, you can also shallow fry them instead of deep frying.
  • For a variation, you can add finely chopped onions, ginger, or green chilies to the dal mixture for extra flavor.

Storage and Serving

  • Mung dal ka bada is best served hot and fresh.
  • If you have leftovers, you can store them in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2-3 days.
  • To reheat, you can either microwave them for a few seconds or heat them in a preheated oven until warm and crispy.
Nutrition
value
264
calories per serving
3 g Fat18 g Protein39 g Carbs7 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    3g
  • Protein
    18g
  • Carbs
    39g
  • Fiber
    7g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    39g
  • Protein
    18g
  • Fiber
    7g

Fats

  • Fat
    3g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    37mg
  • Iron
    3mg
  • Vitamin A
    159mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    70mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    120mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    308mg
  • Selenium
    34mcg
  • Zinc
    2mg
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