Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Mangodi / Moong daal -Yellow Lentil fritters with Grated Radish & Chille chutney



  Mangodi or Moong daal fritters needs no introduction for Indian households. But if any of us have been in & around Delhi we were certainly introduced to these  very homestyle mangodi's with a twist. Yes, when I first stumbled upon the vendor selling these at the Lajpat Nagar Central Market I wasn't very sure   as to how this combo would work...... fresh out of the wok mangodis,  loaded with grated radish & hot ,hot , hot green chilli chutney ,  now  all I can is you need to have them just once to be addicted for life. So for every trip to India now a trip to Lajpat nagar  just to have these mangodis is a must.......Uggg!!!!! sometimes we have to be sincere to our tastebuds .......so without further ado here goes the recipe. Do  try them over the weekend &  I can assure you just like the audience of all Indian programs these days you will hear your family & friends saying  nothing else but "Once More -once more"

Ingredients:

For the Mangodi's:

1 cup Moong Daal ( Yellow lentils) soaked overnight
pinch of Asafetida powder 
salt to taste
Oil for frying the mangodi

Method: 

Soak Moong Daal overnight or for atleast 6 hours, drain all the water out & transfer the daal to a mixer -grinder jar. Give it a good pulse -add  little water if required , grind daal to a smooth paste. Add salt & asafetida. Transfer to a bowl & give it a good whisk so the dal becomes light & fluffy. Heat oil in a deep pan or wok & fry the mangodis on medium heat. You can drop the Daal batter in the hot oil with your hands or with a spoon to the desired size. Once the mangodis are golden in colour they are ready. Drain on paper to get the excess oil out. 





For the Chilli Chutney :

15-20 green chillies
1 cup chopped fresh Cilantro
juice of 1-2 lemons
salt & rosted cumin powder to taste

Put everything together in the blender & give it a good pulse to get the chutney ready.


:For the Garnish

 Grated radish along with finely chopped radish leaves. After grating the radish give it a good squeeze between the palms of your hands to squeeze the excess water out . Mix finely chopped Radish leaves. 




Serve mangodis topped with grated radish, green chutney & tamarind chutney if you like a little sweetness to hit along with the heat of the green chutney. Enjoy..................

35 comments:

  1. wow, fabulous snack..looks absolutely yummy..chutney looks great, liked the garnish too :)

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  2. delicious snack..loved the way you presented it!!
    Kande Pohe

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  3. Yummy looking snack. Wonderfully prepared. Chutney looks simply WOW!

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  4. Delicious looking snack. nice clicks

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  5. very interesting....really to me with moongdal...looks perfect and crispy!

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  6. yummy...my all time fav snack...though nevr tried at home...wil try now

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  7. i have tasted this in my friend's place. Looks very tempting and great snack too

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  8. Wow absolutely tempting snack and lovely clicks too.

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  9. that looks like a sinful indulgence & very sumptuous

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  10. All time favorite....looks very good in these clicks....

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  11. Now who doesnt like these Vadi.. :) Love em , a must companion while shopping in Delhi :)

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    UK Rasoi
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  12. These look mouthwatering. Love the garnish of radish and delicious chutney!!

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  13. wonderful clicks n so delicious presentation..

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  14. not fair Alpana, 11:00 p.m & now I'm hungry....actually my tastebuds are getting hungry......U won't beleive I have this post for so long in my drafts but no clicks :( & now u r tempting me to make it soon....it's my absolute fav......love this post....

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  15. wow...the vadas look delicious dear...what wonderful clicks n presentation :-)

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  16. so very delicious and popular snack in Delhi and U.P...very well done and beautifuly presented..superb clicks..
    love to follow your lovely blog dear!!

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  17. love the mangodis and the radish side! its probably been years since i had any.. gorgeous pictures!

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  18. WOW..I love this..Thanks for posting it Dear..
    Maha

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  19. Hi Alpana, thanks for visiting my blog. You have a super yummy blog...I love these pakodas...got addicted in Delhi :-)...I like you theme of street foods...went through some of your older posters...each and every post is such a joy to read...I am drooling all the way...following your blog...

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  20. These look golden and delicious! Love the bright green of the chilli chutney too.

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  21. Lovely clicks. Perfect snack with a cup of tea.

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  22. Wav tasty n'crispy snack...lovely presentation.

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  23. looks delicious and yummy .....

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  24. this looks really delicious n very new also....loved it....beautifulk cliks.
    Maha

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  25. Perfect rainy day snack! Love the presentation - delicious :)

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  26. this looks soo tempting...perfect with a cup of tea,,,love the first pic

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  27. Love them.. the photo reminded me of the lajpat nagar stalls... Animesh was going to make these for me.. Now I 'll show him this recipe to try :))
    Where have you been missing? A month already since this post.

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  28. It's so yummy . Thanks for sharing with us great recipe of Chatpatta Snack.Noida Restaurants

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