Masoor Dal Pakoda Recipe - Yummy Traditional

Masoor Dal Pakoda Recipe


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Masoor dal phulki | Lentil fritters  is a traditional and crispy snack of Bihari household, extremely delicious, lip-smacking outer crispy  and super soft and spicy inside
Masoor Dal Pakoda which is popularly known as red lentils fritters is the Pakistani perfect tea-time snack. what I love most is Masoor Dal Pakoda Recipe can be made with just a few basic ingredients! If you are a fan of crispy golden brown balls or Pakistani fritters with a blast of flavors then you absolutely will love this masoor dal recipe.
one of my hot favorite snack all the time that is prepared with masoor dal along with some spices, this is my family recipe my mother belonged from Bihar Patna India, I learned all traditional dishes from my mother and grandmother
This can be a good choice of a savory item which can be served as a side dish, I remember during Ramadan my mother used to make more often and is served with kachaloo at iftar time don’t get confused by listening to this weird word kachaloo :) 


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kachaloo is also a recipe of Bihar India where is prepared with banana slices by adding some black pepper, sugar, and salt.and is served with masoor dal phulki
I loved how crispy and flavorful the pakoda taste. Masoor dal is one of the few pakoras that was religiously made in my house. I soon learned the best way to make Masoor Dal Pakoda recipe and it’s time I share my favorite recipe with you. Also, If you like these crispy Pakistani snacks you may like to try another chana dal fritters 
Use chili more or less as per your requirement. If you never tried these red lentil fritters. Then do try once. I guarantee you will love to make it again and again.
So let's come to know how to cook Masoor dal pakoda with step by step photos...
Tips:
  1. Don’t add more water at the time of blending dal just because phulki may lose its shape and absorb oil
  2. It will look like a dice shape instead of round
  3. Whisk the masoor batter for 10 minutes until fluffy otherwise after frying phulki may be harder
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    Preparation of masoor dal phulki:
    Firstly thoroughly wash and soak the dal in the hot water at least for 2 hours

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    Peel and coarsely cut the onion and garlic

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    After 2 hours drain lentil from water, put ingredients to the soaked masoor dal, mix the masoor dal with all spices and put in the food processor 

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    Blending dal:
    Add 3 tbsp water in the masoor dal, blend the masoor dal until it turns to the smooth batter/paste 


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    Masoor dal batter consistency should be thick accordingly picture, transfer dal paste to another mixing bowl, add coriander and green chilies and whisk it for 10-12 minutes  

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    Whisking batter with spices:
    while whisking dal batter meantime heat the oil in the wok over low-medium heat, add salt in the dal batter and keep whisking till turns to light and fluffy batter 


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    Frying masoor dal pakora:
    The batter should be fluffy and light accordingly picture, drop the batter in the hot oil to check its temperature, once it starts floating take it out and discard 

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    Put dal dumpling in the hot oil, put 5-7 chunks at one time, fry them over low-medium heat, after 2 minutes flip all dumplings carefully fry them from both sides until nicely golden brown color 

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    Once they properly fried drain them out from oil and place on kitchen towel_Repeat the same process to fry the remaining dal fritters 

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    Masoor dal fritters are ready to serve


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      Hot serve masoor dal phulki with ketchupgreen sauce, and kachaloo along with tea or coffee 
                                     
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      How to make the recipe?




      Masoor dal phulki is a traditional and crispy snack of Bihari household, extremely delicious, lip-smacking outer crispy and super soft and spicy inside..
      Ingredients:
      1. 2 cups, masoor dal (red lentil)
      2. 1 medium, onion
      3. 3-5, garlic cloves
      4. 5-7, whole red chilies
      5. 1 tsp, black peppercorn
      6. Salt to taste
      7. ½ tsp, white cumin
      8. 1 tbsp, coriander leaves
      9. 2-3, green chilies
      10. As required, oil for frying
      Instructions:
      1. Firstly Whisk the masoor dal batter until light and fluffy, then add salt, coriander leaves, green chilies
      2. Stir to combine well
      3. In the wok pour oil and heat well
      4. Drop batter into the oil to check its temperature
      5. Once it starts floating take it out
      6. Reduce the flame to medium-low
      7. Put one masoor chunks into hot oil very carefully
      8. One phulki size should be equal to one small bite  
      9. 5-7 phulki put into oil at one time
      10. Fry them over medium-low heat from all sides until nicely golden brown color
      11. Once it fried properly drain them out from oil
      12. And place on a kitchen towel for removing excess oil
      13. Repeat the same process to fry remaining phulki 
      14. Hot serve masoor dal phulki with ketchupgreen sauce, and Kachaloo along with tea or coffee 
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