Moong dal banzi- Adapted from 100 snack varieties
Star ingredient- Whole green moong
Preparation time- 8 hours
Cooking time-30 minutes
1 cup whole green moong dal
1/4 cup dried green peas
2 large potatoes
1 large onion
3 green chillies
2 dried red chillies
1/2 green bell pepper
1 teaspoon coriander seeds
1 table spoon oil
1 teaspoon sugar
Banana leaves cut into wide squares
1.Soak whole moong and peas overnight or 8 hours.Drain the water and grind to a coarse paste with minimum water along with coiander seeds and chillies.
2.Pressure cook and peel the potatoes.Chop onion and bell pepper finely. Mash the potatoes very well,combine the mashed potatoes,onion,bell pepper with ground paste.Add salt,sugar and oil and knead to form a loose dough.
3.Take a cut banana leaf,apply some oil,spread a handful of dough to form a thin circle.Make it as thin as possible.Close with another leaf and cook on a hot tava from both sides.Cook till the leaf changes in colour.
4.Once cooked remove the leaves and serve hot with chutney.
1.Remove the cooked crepes immedietly from banana leaf as it may be little messy to remove once cooled.
2.Spread the crepe as thin as possible to ensure thorough cooking.
3.Use fresh peas if available instead of dried,and boil them along with potatoes and mash.
4.If banana leaf is not available,spread the dough in a parchment paper,or the backside of a greased wide plate.
Sending this to
Cooking with whole grain at Priya’s