Moong Dal and Veggie Savoury ( Finger Foods for Kids )

Moong Dal and Veggie Savoury ( Finger Foods for Kids )

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Make these bite-sized moong dal pancakes and top with a delicious mixture of vegetables for a fun snack. The small size of these pancakes, make them easy to serve and eat. A nice green and tamarind chutney add to the taste.

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Moong Dal and Veggie Savoury ( Finger Foods for Kids ) recipe - How to make Moong Dal and Veggie Savoury ( Finger Foods for Kids )

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 12 savouries (12 savourie )
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For The Topping
1 tbsp oil
1/2 tsp green chilli paste
a pinch asafoetida (hing)
1/4 cup blanched and coarsely crushed green peas
1/4 cup thinly grated carrot
1/4 cup thinly grated cabbage
1/4 cup crumbled paneer (cottage cheese)
3/4 tsp dried mango powder (amchur) (amchur)
salt to taste

Other Ingredients
1/2 cup yellow moong dal (split yellow gram)
1 tsp green chilli paste
2 tbsp fresh curds (dahi)
1 tbsp besan (bengal gram flour)
a pinch asafoetida (hing)
1/2 tsp baking soda
salt to taste
oil for cooking

For Serving
green chutney or khajur imli ki chutney
For the topping

    For the topping
  1. Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the green chilli paste and asafoetida and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  2. Add all the remaining ingredients, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes. Keep aside.
  3. Divide it into 12 equal portions and keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Soak the moong dal in enough water for at least 2 hours.
  2. Drain well, add the green chilli paste and curds and blend in a mixer to a fine paste.
  3. Transfer the paste into a bowl, add the besan, asafoetida, baking soda and salt and mix well.
  4. Divide the batter into 12 equal portions and keep aside.
  5. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and spread a portion of the moong dal mixture to make a 50 mm. (2”) diameter circle.
  6. Spread a portion of the topping evenly over it and cook it using a little oil till it is crisp and brown in colour from both the sides.
  7. Repeat with the remaining batter and topping to make 11 more savouries.
  8. Cool slightly and serve immediately with green chutney or khajur imli ki chutney.

Nutrient values per savourie
Energy72 cal
Protein2.6 g
Carbohydrates5.7 g
Fiber1.1 g
Fat4.3 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A88.6 mcg
Vitamin B10 mg
Vitamin B20 mg
Vitamin B30.2 mg
Vitamin C2.5 mg
Folic Acid7.7 mcg
Calcium24.1 mg
Iron7.9 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium75.1 mg
Potassium15.7 mg
Zinc0 mg

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