Moong Bhajji Recipe-Moong Fritters

This snack made using split moong dal and spices are perfect to serve during winter or monsoon evenings with green chutney. Crunchy on the outside and soft on the inside these snacks are a must try.

Madhuli Ajay
Moong Bhajji Recipe-Moong Fritters
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Moong Bhajji is a delicious deep fried snack made using split moong dal and some spices. This sinful snack is a very popular street food all across Maharashtra. The recipe is very quick, simple and uses very few ingredients. The only advance preparation required is to soak the dal. You can also use Moong sprouts instead of dal.

Serve Moong Bhajji with Dhaniya Pudina Chutney and Date Tamarind Chutney for a tea time snack.

If you like this recipe, you can also try other Fritter recipes such as

  1. Potato Basil Fritters Recipe
  2. Keerai Vadai Recipe
  3. Vegetable Bajji Recipe


Cuisine: Indian
Course: Snack
Diet: High Protein Vegetarian
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

30 M

Total in

40 M


3 Servings


  • 1 cup Yellow Moong Dal (Split) , soaked in water for 2 hours
  • 1 Onion , chopped
  • 4 cloves Garlic
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Asafoetida (hing)
  • 1 inch Ginger , chopped
  • 4 Green Chillies , chopped
  • Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , chopped
  • Salt , to taste
  • Oil , for deep frying

How to make Moong Bhajji Recipe-Moong Fritters

  1. To begin making the Moong Bhajji Recipe, first wash and soak the moong dal for an hour.

  2. Drain the water from the dal completely and coarsely grind the dal along with garlic, ginger, green chillies, salt, cumin seeds and hing in a mixer grinder. Do not use any water for grinding.

  3. Add this dal mixture in a mixing bowl along  with onion and coriander leaves.

  4. Heat the oil in a wok/kadhai and drop small portions (about ½ teaspoon) of the dal batter into it. Fry till golden brown. Fry the Bhajji in batches. Take out the Moong Bhajji with a slotted spoon and drain on absorbent paper.

You can also make these moong bhajji healthier by frying them in a paniyaram pan
  1. Heat a Kuzhi paniyaram pan over medium heat, add 1/2 teaspoon of oil in each of the cavities of the pan.

  2. Spoon a tablespoon of moong bhaji batter into each of the cavities and pan fry until browned and crisp, flip on the other side and cook as well.

  3. Serve Moong Bhajji with Dhaniya Pudina Chutney and Date Tamarind Chutney for a tea time snack.