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Moong dal toast recipe

Healthy protein rich Moong dal toast recipe
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Soaking time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 35 mins
Course: Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Bread recipes, tea time snacks
Servings: 3 people
Author: Jeyashri suresh


  • 7 bread slices
  • ½ cup yellow moong dal
  • 2 green chili
  • 1 small piece ginger
  • Salt as needed
  • 1 finely chopped onion
  • 2 tbsp grated carrot
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped capsicum
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped coriander leaves
  • ½ tsp red chili powder
  • ½ tsp garam masala
  • ¼ tsp turmeric powder
  • Butter as needed to toast the bread


  • Wash and soak the yellow moong dal for an hour.
  • Drain the water and grind this into a smooth paste along with 2 green chili.
  • Add little water while grinding. Let this be a thick batter.
  • Transfer this to a bowl.
  • Add finely chopped onions, grated carrot, chopped capsicum, coriander leaves, red chili powder, garam masala, turmeric powder and salt.
  • Mix well.
  • Heat a pan and add little butter on it. Spread this using on the tawa.
  • Butter one side of the bread and add 1 tbsp of the moong dal mixture.
  • Spread this on the bread evenly.
  • Place the battered portion on the tawa.
  • Now spread butter on the other side of the tawa.
  • Spread 1 tbsp of batter on this.
  • Once the bottom portion of the bread is toasted, flip the bread.
  • Let this cook in a medium flame.
  • Once it is cooked, take out from the tawa.
  • Cut this into square or triangle.
  • Serve hot with tomato ketchup.



Always keep the batter little thick, if it is watery it is difficult to spread on the bread
2. You can spread a layer of green chutney and then spread the moong dal batter for a spicy variation.
3. Moong dal toast tastes best when served hot.