During long working hours we need to keep our energy levels on and snacks are most exciting eatables that we may depend on to have some cheerful moments. Our traditional snacks like Samosas, Kachodis and pakodas are all time favorites with all but to be truthful these are not healthy enough and consuming these snacks on a daily basis might lead to some health hazards in the long run. Fortunately we have so many mouth-watering dishes which are very healthy too. These snacks are superior in taste without any artificial colors or flavors and that’s why these are healthier.
We will share the recipes of five best snacks that are made from different types of pulses (Daal). Try out these protein-rich recipes which will make you feel delighted.
Moong dal samosa
Are you also tired of eating aloo in samosas all the time? Then you must try this delicious samosa filled with healthy tasteful moong dal. This crispy samosa recipe can be enjoyed with chai and imli chatni ( tamarind sauce). Here are the ingredients you require to make moong dal samosa.
2 cups Refined flour
1 tsp Salt
2 tbsp Oil
3 cups Green gram (moong dal, husked), soaked.
2 tbsp Oil
1 tsp Cumin seeds
1/8 tsp Asafoetida
3 tsp Garam masala
3 tsp Chilli powder
2 tbsp Fennel seeds, powdered
2 tsp Coriander powder
to taste Salt
1 1/2 tsp Mango powder
Steps to prepare moong dal samosa:
Take a clean utensil, and add some flour according to the need. Add some salt as per taste. Knead the mixture with some oil and water.
Leave the mixture for 12 to 15 minutes for some time.
Grind the lentils properly in a mixture.
Now heat 2 tablespoons of oil in a small pan or a utensil for spouter. add the cumin seeds and asafoetida to it.
When the cumin seeds start spluttering, add the lentils to them. Mix it well and later on add the rest of the other ingredients used in the filling.
Saute this mixture over a slow flame till it is well fried.
Keep the mixture away and let it cool down.
Now turn the dough into smooth balls and roll them in a flat circle.
Now take the one-half side of the rolled dough. wet one of the edges, and fold the straight edge at the centre.
Join by one half overlapping the other to form a cone.
Press the overlapping portion. Now fill the mixture with some filling of dal.
Heat the oil over medium flame and fry samosa in it till they turn light brown.