Fried namkeen moong dal recipe - Fried namkeen moong dal is a munching snack which can be enjoyed at any time. I am neither craving for fried snacks nor celebrating any occasion. I had a cup of split green grams in box and wanted to finish it with a nice way before it gets spoiled. This is the reason why I have prepared this snack. Every evening we need something crunchy along with tea or coffee. Fried moong dal is a healthy snack which absorbs very less oil on frying. Few days back I had posted fried peanuts and corn flakes chivda which is also a crunchy tea time snack. For a change, try out this fried namkeen moong dal to treat your family.
Fried namkeen moong dal recipe with step by step pictures
Handpick the moong dal and put them in a large bowl.
Rinse thoroughly and soak in sufficient water along with a pinch of alum.
Keep it aside for 4 hours.
After 4 hours, drain the water through a strainer and keep it aside for 15 minutes.
Heat sufficient oil in a frying pan. Put fistful of moong dal in a stainless steel mesh strainer. Place this strainer in the boiling oil and fry on medium flame till the moong dal floats and become crispy.
Lift the strainer and drain oil in the same pan.
Transfer the fried moong dal on an absorbent paper. Repeat the same procedure with remaining moong dal. Once done, sprinkle some salt on the fried moong dal and mix well.
Store the fried namkeen moong dal in an airtight container and serve.