Moong dal and bread patties

A quick and easy to make snack for your little one. This recipe is inspired by an idea given by my grandmother – Sethu Paatie ” to my aunt Vidya Mami. She suggested combining moong dal and bread to make delicious patties for kids !


  • 1/2 cup moong dal
  • 2 slices white bread
  • Salt, to taste
  • Red chilli powder to taste
  • Garam masala – 1/2 tsp
  • Bread crumbs for rolling 


  • Pressure cooker 1/2 cup moong dal for 2-3 whistles until well cooked
  • Mash the moong dal along with 2 slices of bread
  • Mix salt, red chilli powder and garam masala
  • Shape the mixture into balls, flatten into a disc and roll it in bread crumbs 
  • Heat oil in a pan and add 2-3 patties depending on the size of your pan 
  • Fry for a minute or so until the base is golden brown
  • Flip on the other side and fry again until golden brown 

Serve hot with green chutney or ketchup 


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