Moong Dal Khandvi

A delicious starter made with split yellow gram and curds and tempered with sesame seeds and mustard seeds.

Moong Dal Khandvi

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Moong Dal Khandvi recipe - How to make Moong Dal Khandvi

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     2Serves 2.
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    Main Procedure
  1. Drain and grind the moong dal to a very fine paste in a food processor using 1 tablespoon of water.
  2. Combine th moong dal paste, curds, ginger-green chilli paste, turmeric powder, asafoetida and salt and mix very well in a glass bowl. Microwave on high for 7 minutes, stirring in between after every 2 minutes.
  3. Spread the mixture thinly on the back of three 200 mm. (8") diameter thalis. Allow to cool for five minutes.
  4. Cut the khandvi into 50 mm. (2") thick strips. Carefully roll up each strip.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. For the tempering, heat the oil in a pan and add the mustard seeds.
  2. When they crackle, add the sesame seeds and asafoetida and pour on top of the prepared khandvis.
  3. Serve, garnished with the coriander.

  1. Saok the moong dal at least 3 to 4 hours before use. A quarter cup of raw moong dal will yield approximately 1/2 cup soaked moong dal.
Nutrient values per
Energy170 cal
Protein9.8 g
Carbohydrates21 g
Fiber2.7 g
Fat4 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A95.5 mcg
Vitamin B10.2 mg
Vitamin B20.1 mg
Vitamin B30.8 mg
Vitamin C0.5 mg
Folic Acid45.5 mcg
Calcium142.4 mg
Iron1.4 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium17.8 mg
Potassium395.8 mg
Zinc1 mg


Moong Dal Khandvi
 on 30 Oct 16 08:40 AM

Tried it today but when I cooked it in the microwave it became gluggy. I struggled to even out the paste. Should I add more curd or water?
Tarla Dalal
07 Nov 16 04:33 PM
   Hi, Just cook it for 2 minutes, then stir, then again 2 minutes again stir and then 1 minute. Try and put a little mixture on a greased surface and try one.