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Saturday, July 30, 2016

Moong Dal Sev Batata Puri

How to make Moong Dal Sev Batata Puri | Popular Mumbai Road Side Street Food With A Healthy Twist - Moong Dal Sev Batata Puri

Hello Friends,

Today's blog post is healthy and interesting twist to our delicious and very popular Indian street food Chaat recipe. It's so tasty and healthy that I'm madly in love with this Chaat preparation...

Yellow moong dal is easy to cook, easy to digest and one of the most popular eaten dal in India. It is a good source of protein and dietary fiber. . Addition of yellow moong dal makes this snack preparation very healthy and wholesome .. I'm very sure this nutritious and yummilicious twist in this Chaat recipe is very much loved in your house as well..

☑ The plan of action for this recipe is as follows

1. Preparation of dates tamarind chutney
2. Preparation of spicy green chutney
3. Boil the potatoes 
4..Dal preparation
5. Chop vegetables
6. Food plating and serving

☑Let's get started with recipe details

⚫Recipe type - Snacks and appetizers 
⚫Cuisine Indian
⚫Preparation time 25-30 minutes
⚫Cooking time 15 - 20 minutes
⚫Servings 5-7

☑Ingredients required for Moong dal sev batata puri

⚫1 Pack papdi / puri (crispy flat puri)
⚫200 grams fine nylon sev 
⚫1 cup pomegranate arils
⚫5-6 Boiled Potatoes - finely chopped
⚫2 tomatoes - finely chopped
⚫2 onions - finely chopped
⚫Salt to taste
⚫Chaat masala 
⚫Green chutney
⚫Khajur Imli chutney
⚫Moong dal cooked 
⚫Coriander leaves for garnish

☑Ingredients required for Khajur Imli Chutney 

⚫200 grams Dates (preferably Seedless)
⚫60-70 grams Tamarind 
⚫50-60 grams Jaggery
⚫2-3 tbsp Kashmiri red chilly powder 
⚫1-2 tsp black salt - Kala Namak
⚫Pinch of sea salt - Mota Namak 
⚫1-2 tsp ajwain 
⚫1 tsp dry ginger powder
⚫⅓ tsp garam masala powder
⚫1-2 tsp cumin seeds powder 
⚫1 tsp fennel seed powder 
⚫Salt to taste

☑Ingredients required for green chutney 

⚫2 handful coriander leaves
⚫8-10 curry leaves
⚫1- 2 onions
⚫6-8 green chillies
⚫½ tsp sugar
⚫1 tbsp lemon juice
⚫Salt to taste

☑Ingredients required for Moong Dal

⚫1 cup moong dal
⚫1 tsp turmeric powder
⚫1 tbsp ghee
⚫Salt to taste

✔Step 1 Mise en place

Prepare Khajur Imli chutney - refer this recipe

Dates tamarind chutney recipe link

Prepare green chutney - Combine all ingredients mentioned under for green chutney and half cup water in a blender and blend until smooth.

Prepare Moong Dal - refer this recipe or follow this way.

Moong dal recipe link

Moong dal - Washed - Soaked - Add salt, turmeric and ghee and cook it on slow flame until soft. Churn it with a lentil masher until smooth and creamy in texture.

Potatoes - Boiled - peeled - finely chopped - sprinkle salt and Chaat masala. Mix it up nicely.

Tomatoes- washed - finely chopped

Onions - Peeled - Finely chopped

Pomegranate - cleaned and deseeded

✔Step 2 Plating and serving

◾Take a serving platter, nicely arrange the papdi, top it with potatoes, onions, tomatoes on each puri. 

◾Now put moong dal, green chutney and Khajur Imli chutney

◾Sprinkle sev and garnish it with coriander leaves and pomegranate arils on each puri.

◾Serve immediately.


  1. wow...perfect for this monsoon

  2. I LOVE chaat but never use moong dal in that...Uhhhhh it is just drooling

    1. Thank you Priya. I'm sure you'll going to love this... ๐Ÿ˜Š

  3. Very colourful and yummylicious!!

    1. Thank you so much dear Anu.๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ‘

  4. Wow! Moog dal batata puri is so new to me, but I am loving this healthified version of this chaat. Lovely share, Deepa.

    1. Thank you so much dear Anu.๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ‘

  5. I am literally drooling. Its colorful and delicious. I can finish off this one in no time :-)

    1. Thank you so much dear Kushi.๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ‘

  6. Moong dal in chaat is a great idea. Love the step by step preparation.. awesome recipe for this season.

    1. Thanks a lot dear Vidhya.๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ‘

  7. yummy..such a good idea to use moong dal . I use whole sprouted moong normally in pani puri filling but this is a great idea

  8. Feel like getting it done right now. Such street food are my comfort foods. Loving that bite sized way of presentation

    1. Thanks a lot Smitha.. Please give it a try... You'll love it for sure..

  9. I never tried any chat recipe with moong deal as a main flavor.... Looks really tempting...

    1. Thank you so much Priya. This recipe is my creativity.. As a food blogger, I always love to explore and keep experimenting to create healthy and interesting food recipes. This was super duper hit in my house and very much loved chaat preparation.

  10. One healthy version of the super yummy mouth watering dish...Thanks for sharing a healthy version. Sure to try.

    1. Thank you so much dear Jeena.๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ‘