Ram Laddoo / Moong Dal Pakora

One of the popular Indian street food especially in Delhi is “Ram Laddoo”. These are basically Moong Dal pakoras served with grated radish and green chutney. This one is close to my heart as it’s my childhood favorite. Try and Enjoy!!!

Course: Snacks

Cuisine: North Indian

Time: Preparation – 15 mins, Soaking – 4 hours, Cooking –  15 mins, Total – 4 hours 30 mins

Servings: 3-4


  1. Moong Dal (split and skinned) – 1/2 cup (soaked for 4 hours)
  2. Chana Dal – 1/4 cup (soaked for 4 hours) (optional)
  3. Cumin Seeds – 1/2 tsp
  4. Asafoetida – 1/5 tsp
  5. Ginger – 1 inch
  6. Green Chilli – 1 (chopped)
  7. Radish – 1 cup (grated)
  8. Green Chutney – 6 tbsp or as required (recipe here)
  9. Chat Masala – 1 tbsp or as required
  10. Oil – for deep-frying the pakoras
  11. Salt to taste.

PS: 1 cup = 250 ML

How to make Ram Laddoo:

  1. Take a grinder. Add soaked moong dal, chana dal (this dal is optional), ginger, green chilli, asafoetida, cumin seeds and salt
  2. Grind it to make a smooth paste
  3. Transfer it to a bowl and beat it in one direction with a spoon or a whisk. Batter will become fluffy. It will take 4-5 mins
  4. Heat oil in a pan a kadai
  5. When oil is hot start dropping the batter with a tsp or your hand to make small size pakoras
  6. Fry both the sides till golden and crispy
  7. Drain it on a kitchen paper towel
  8. Take a bowl or a plate. Place the pakoras and top it with grated radish, green chutney and chat masala
  9. Your Ram Laddoos are ready
  10. Serve hot and enjoy!!!

2 Comments Add yours

  1. Megala says:

    Nice & lovely!

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Thank you!!! 🙂🙂

      Liked by 1 person

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