Moong dal khandvi

Posted on October 16, 2009. Filed under: Snacks | Tags: , |

When the hunger pangs strike, be ready with this innovative and healthy snack!

Preparation Time : 5 mins.
Cooking Time : 5 mins.

Serves 2.


½ cup yellow moong dal (split yellow gram) flour
½ cup low fat curds
1 teaspoon ginger-green chilli paste
a pinch turmeric (haldi) powder
¼ teaspoon asafoetida (hing)
salt to taste
oil for greasing

For the tempering

1 teaspoon mustard (rai) seeds
1 teaspoon white sesame seeds (til)
¼ teaspoon asafoetida (hing)
2 teaspoons oil

For the garnish

2 tablespoons chopped coriander


1. Combine the moong dal flour, curds, ginger-green chilli paste, turmeric powder, asafoetida and salt and ¼ cup of water and whisk well.

2. Heat the mixture in a non-stick pan and cook for 3 to 4 minutes, while stirring continuously. The mixture is ready when it leaves the sides of the pan.

3. Spread the mixture evenly on the back of three 200 mm. (8″) diameter thalis using a flat katori or a palette knife to form a thin layer. Allow to cool for five minutes.

4. Smear the khandvi evenly with oil.

5. Cut into 50 mm. (2″) thick strips. Carefully roll up each strip. Keep aside.

6. For the tempering, heat the oil in a pan and add the mustard seeds.

7. When they crackle, add the sesame seeds and asafoetida and pour over the prepared khandvis.

8. Serve garnished with the chopped coriander.


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