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Moong Dal,Urid Dal Paddu

Moong Dal, Urid Dal Paddu is a yummy protein-rich breakfast the South Indian way.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time7 hrs 15 mins
Course: Appetizers-Starters, Bachelor Recipes, Breakfast, Healthy Foods, Kid-Friendly, Protein Rich Diet, Snack, Special Diet
Cuisine: Indian, South Indian
Keyword: Appe, Easy Indian Breakfast Dishes, Gundpangala, Moong Dal,Urid Dal Paddu, Protein-Rich Food, Simple and healthy diet in old age
Servings: 35 pieces


  • 1/2 cup moong dal
  • 1/4 cup urid dal
  • 3/4 cup Rice
  • 1 tsp methi / fenugreek seeds
  • 1 Onion chopped fine
  • 2-3 green chilli chopped fine
  • 1/4 cup Dhania/ Coriander Leaves chopped
  • Salt to Taste
  • 2 tsp oil for greasing


  • Wash and soak the yellow moong dal, urid dal in a bowl and rice in a separate bowl. Add the methi seeds in the dals and let them all soak for 6-7 hours. Actually, the rice needs to soak for 6-7 hours the dals can soak for 3-4 hours.
  • Drain and grind the dals to a smooth paste with minimum water. Transfer to a big bowl.
  • Drain and grind the rice to a paste again with minimum water. Mix in the dal and set aside to rise for 8 hours.
  • In the morning when you want to make the appe add the onion finely chopped, green chillies, coriander leaves, salt to taste and mix well.
  • Grease the non-stick gunpangala/paniyaram/ appe pan on a medium flame.
  • Pour the batter into each mould till 3/4 full cover and cook on a medium flame.
  • When the edges of the become golden brown turn each appe upside down use the using the small spatula provided with the pan.
  • Cook on the other side.
  • Remove to serving plate and serve immediately.
  • My pan cooks 11 appes at a time.
  • Continue adding the batter and cooking till all the batter is over.
  • The number of appe you will get will depend on the side of the mould.
  • In my case I got about 35 of them.