Ahh.. the sinful fried food. Sinful yet mouth watering, sometimes so delicious that it can even breaks the diet vows :).  The name Indian Moong Bean Friiter may sound like a 5-star recipe but in reality a homely Indian recipe loved across India and other parts of the world, from streets to home and to restaurant, this food is lovingly made & served and commonly known as Moong Bhajiya or Moongoda. 

These fritters are popular because almost every Indian home, house the ingredients used in the recipe and are staple. They are easy to make and tastes awesome and unique. There are ready to make packages available but trust me nothing beats the freshly made Moongodas.

They are adored by vegetarians and loved by vegans (no animal product used).  If you have the right recipe like this, they are super easy to make.

My mom inherited this recipe from my beloved grandmother and I swear to god, she makes them taste heavenly. Sounds yummm??? Lets get started. 

Useful Information:

Preparation Time : 30 Mins (Excluding Overnight soaking)
Cooking Time: 5-10 Mins
Servings: 8 (Trust me, only 2 people can finish it :D, it is so delicious )

Please dont forget to vote if you like it, I promise to share more awesomeness :D

Step 1: Ingredients

You would need following ingredients to make these fritters. If you live outside india, for example USA, you can get them at any indian or asian grocerry store, I have seen these stores in NJ, NY & CA.

Please refer the images above to have a good idea about the ingredients:

For Batter:
  1. Split Moong Bean: 250gms
  2. Medium Size Red Onions: 2
  3. Green Chillies (Thin): 6-8
  4. Ginger Root : 2 Pieces about 1inch.
  5. Coriander or Cilantro Leaves: About 50gms
  6. Paprika Powder: 2 teaspoonful
  7. Salt : As per taste
  8. Dried Coriander seed powder: 2-3 Teaspoonful
  9. Asafoetida (Heeng) Powder:  1/5 Teaspoonful

For Chutney and garnishing:
  1. Red Tomatoes Medium Sized :
  2. Green Chilly Thin : 2
  3. Cumin Seeds: 1 teaspoonful
  4. Paprika Powder: 1 teaspoonful or 1/2
  5. Lemon: 1
Kitchen Tools:
  1. Mixer Grinder
  2. Deep Frying Pan 
  3. Spatula with holes
  4. Kitchen paper towels or kitchen tissue.
Ahhh.. and dont forget to add Love :)
<p>it is so good to see a good bean recipe like that. I sprout both moong and Aduki for my salads but to make fritters? It just had not occurred to me!</p>
<p>Thank you so much :), I am glad you liked it. These fritters are quite common in central India known as Moongoda :) </p>
Wow.i want sum
:). Yes they are quite tempting.
Love fritters - used to have corn ones in Thailand - love them! :) These look really good Tarun!
Thanks Holly, they really tastes delicious. Try them :)
You've mastered some wonderfully exotic dishes. Do you deliver, Tarun? I'd love to sample them all! ;-P~ <br> <br>Beautifully done!
Thank you so much :). I would love to host a Indian Dinner to all my instructable fellows, Come to India. Be my guest. Or next time if I come to states, I would love to get in contact with you, You &amp; Baja both sounds awesome to me. How far is Baja from LA. I mean if I drive.
Yummm!! I love it like anything n they must be delicious :-):-)wish got chance to taste moong friters prepared by you;-)
They look sooooooooo Yummmy...... I'm sure they taste delicious!
They taste delicious, I just made them today :D. Thanks.
You're welcome! I'm sure they do, I wish I could grab them from the pictures!

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