Healthy Indian recipe: Moong dal parcels


Lord of Penmai
Jul 5, 2011
Healthy Indian recipe: Moong dal parcels

Moong dal — 200 gms
Canola Oil - 3 table spoon
Jeera — 2 tea spoon
Green chilly chopped— 1
Ginger chopped - 1 ½ table spoon
Onions chopped - ½ cup
Turmeric — 2 tea spoon
Salt — 1 tsp
Red chili powder - 1 tea spoon
Coriander powder — 2 tea spoon
Chaat masala — 1 ½ tea spoon
Lemon juice - 1 table spoon
Green coriander - ½ cup
For parcels
Filo sheets(4"x4")— 8 sheets
Canola Oil — 1 table spoon
Chaat masala — ½ tsp


-Wash and soak moong dal for 20 minutes. Rinse, add fresh water and keep for boiling. Add turmeric and boil till the dal is 3/4th done. Drain dal and pour fresh water to cool the dal.

-In a karahi heat canola oil, add jeera. Saute and then add chop onions, green chilly and chop ginger. Saute till onions are slightly brown. Now add dal, red chilly powder, coriander powder and salt.

-Cook for 3-4 minutess. Add green coriander, chaat masala and lemon juice. Stir and remove from fire. Allow to cool.

-Place a single sheet of filo and brush with a little canola oil, sprinkle chaat masala and place another filo sheet on top. Add a spoon full of the moong dal in the center and fold the filo sheet from all sides to make into a parcel. You can apply some water around the filo sheet so that it sticks together.

-Towards the neck of the parcel press gently so that the filo sheet holds together and baste the top with oil. Now bake the parcel in a pre heated oven at 190c for 12mins.

Nutritional facts
Carbohydrates- 28.5g
Proteins - 12g
Fat- 15.5 g
Saturated fat- 1.0 g
Sodium-600 mg
Calories - 270

Healthy Indian recipe: Moong dal parcels

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