Green Moong Dal Tikkis/Green Gram Tikkis with just 4 main ingredients
Back with Green Gram Tikki/Green Moong dal tikki recipe for the day. I made these Green Moong dal Tikkis about 3 days back for my kid and have been dying to post this here. But, was caught up with lot of work and finally, these green Moong dal tikkis have found their way to the blog. Kids are really hard to please and mine is no exception especially when it comes to food. He loves snacks and starters though and if his snack box has cutlets or tikkis, I am sure of victory. These green Moong dal tikkis did not fail to impress my little one and he loved them. Of course, a few went inside my tummy too 😉 Healthy and yummy – the most wanted combination in today’s world. These green Moong
dal tikkis certainly satisfy the criteria of being healthy as well as yummy and so I am sure these will be a hit at your homes too. Also, given the simplicity of this recipe, it is even more tempting to try and devour. For moms who are searching for perfect evening snacks, this one is a keeper. This is a no onion no garlic recipe and hence a perfect recipe to be tried on fasting days as well. I have just used onions for the garnish which you can completely skip.
Coming to the health benefits of green moong dal, there are plenty. Some of them include:
- Helps With Weight Control
- Lowers Blood Pressure
- Lean Source of Protein
- Source of iron
These are shallow fried and hence that adds to the health quotient. Also, this is very quick. The only time that is consumed is in the soaking of the moong dal. You could also try the same recipe with sprouted moong for a much healthier version. This is an absolutely healthy, protein rich and a tasty recipe that should be tried for sure. Without further delay, let me move on to this simple recipe of Green Moong Tikkis.
Preparation of Green Moong Dal Tikkis:
Preparation Time: Overnight soaking time
Cooking Time: 10 minutes
Green Gram/ Green Moong/ Whole Moong : 1/2 cup
Besan/ Gram flour : 1/2 cup or as needed
Chilli Powder: 1 tsp
Amchur/ Dry Mango Powder : 1 tsp or to taste
Salt : to taste
Oil : 2 to 3 tbsp for shallow frying
1. Soak the green gram overnight or for 8 hours in enough water.
2. Drain the water and pressure cook the green gram in enough water for about 10 whistles. You can have it mushy too so that it binds well.
3. Drain any water that might be present in the pressured cooked dal and add the other ingredients and mix well.
4. Heat oil in a tava or pan. Shallow fry these tikkis till they turn golden brown and crispy.
5. Serve hot with tomato sauce or any chutney of your choice.
1. Draining the water from the cooked dal is very important.
2. The quantity of besan varies. Make sure the mixture is not watery . You should be able to make proper tikkis out of it which is very important.
3. You could add any other spices of your choice if you would wish to.
4. Make sure the tikkis are shallow fried in low flame till they are nicely crisp and golden brown and they will taste the best.
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