Moong dal thattai (rice crackers)

5 servings
15 min
15 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 5
2 tabelspoons split yellow moong dal(soaked in water for 1/2 hour)

2 teaspoons green chilli paste

1 cup rice flour

1 teaspoon ginger-garlic paste(optional)

2 sprigs curry leaves(roughly chopped)

2 teaspoons butter

1 teaspoon cumin seeds salt to taste

1 cup warm water


  • In a pan bring a cup of water to boil.
  • Turn off heat, add rice flour, salt, cumin, chilli paste, ginger-garlic paste, butter, curry leaves, soaked and drained moong dal and knead into soft dough.
  • Cover wit lid and set aside for 10 minutes.
  • In a pan heat oil for deep frying.
  • Take a small lemon sized ball of the dough, place it on an oiled plastic sheet and using your fingers flatten the dough into a 2 circle.
  • Gently take the flattened piece and deep fry in oil.
  • On medium heat deep fry till golden colour.


Moong Dal Thattai (Rice Crackers), photo 1Moong Dal Thattai (Rice Crackers), photo 2Moong Dal Thattai (Rice Crackers), photo 3

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