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methi moong dal masala puri recipe, moong dal puri recipe, moong dal poori
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Masala Puri Recipe

Methi Moong Dal Masala Puri Recipe or Moong Dal Puri Recipe - is a tasty, crisp and one of the healthy Indian breakfast recipes. An irresistible twist to regular masala poori with goodness of methi or fresh fenugreek and moong dal yellow lentil.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Resting Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Breakfast, Main Course
Cuisine: Indian, Vegan
Keyword: Masala Puri Recipe, Moong Dal Poori
Servings: 10 servings
Calories: 221kcal
Author: Farrukh Aziz


to prepare masala moong dal puri recipe

  • 1 cup moong dal split and husked green lentil, soaked for 3-4 hours
  • 3.5 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1.5 cup fenugreek leaves (methi) finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon green chilies coarsely crushed
  • 2 teaspoon  ginger grated
  • 1 teaspoon red chili powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1.5 teaspoon carom seeds (ajwain)
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala powder
  • A pinch of heeng asafoetida
  • Salt to taste
  • Water as required
  • Oil for frying


how to make methi moong dal masala puri recipe

  • To start with, first, grind the soaked moong dal into a fine paste without using any water
  • Then, in a large bowl, add all the ingredients along with ground dal and start kneading the dough
  • Adding very little water, knead smooth and medium stiff dough. Then, cover the dough with damp kitchen towel and keep it aside for 15-20 minutes.
  • After resting the dough, give it one good knead. Then, divide the dough into small equal sized balls depending upon the size of the puris you prefer to make.
  • Heat enough oil in a kadhai or deep pan, until heated well
  • Then, take one ball, grease it little and roll it out into a puri
  • Once the oil is hot reduce the heat to medium, gently slide in the masala puri and with the back of the ladle slightly press it, it will puff up
  • Fry until golden and crisp from both the sides.
  • Take them out and place them onto absorbent paper. Repeat the same for all the puris.
  • Serve methi moong dal masala puri hot and crisp with any vegetable curry of your choice.


Calories: 221kcal | Carbohydrates: 43g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 1g | Sodium: 13mg | Potassium: 160mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 100IU | Vitamin C: 0.5mg | Calcium: 22mg | Iron: 2.3mg