Mix dal appe recipe - This mix dals appe is a protein packed tea time snack, prepared using extremely healthy ingredients like split bengal gram, split green gram, split black gram and toor dal. This appe has an inviting aroma and it has an excellent texture and is crunchy from outside and soft from inside. It takes the shape and size of the mould used.
Cooking time 20 minutes
1/4 cup split bengal gram / chana dal
1/4 cup split green gram/ moong dal
1 tbsp split black gram / urad dal
1 tbsp toor dal
2 heaped tbsp yogurt
1 ½ tsp cumin seeds / jeera, crushed
1/4" ginger, grated
10-12 curry leaves, chopped
2 green chilli, chopped
1 tsp chily powder
½ cup chopped cilantro
Salt to taste
Oil as required
Mix dal appe recipe
Mix the dals together and wash them thoroughly. Add 3 glasses of water and soak for three hours.
Drain the water and transfer the small quantity of dals to a mixer jar.
Grind them to a coarse paste, without adding any water. Sprinkle some water if required. Grind them in small batches. Transfer the paste to a large bowl. Add green chilli, curry leaves, ginger, jeera and chilli powder. Mix well and add chopped coriander leaves, yogurt and salt.
Mix till all the ingredients combine well.
Now heat appe mould on a medium heat and pour little ghee or oil in it. Pour the batter in the mould using a table spoon.
Reduce the heat to low and cover it with lid. After 2-3 minutes the outer part of the appe becomes slightly hard.
At this stage,with the help of a spoon, turn the appe upside down and shallow fry them till they become golden colour from all sides.
Serve mix dal appe hot with choice of your chutney.