Masoor dal patties served with a ginger, garlic and green chilli chutney.
Badeel Recipe by Chef Ajay Chopra

- Indian


- 2

Cooking Time

-10 Min


- appetiser


- Medium

Preparation Time

- 10 Min


  • FOR Badeel
  • 1 cup Masoor dal
  • 3 inch ginger
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 4 green chillies
  • Water
  • 2 onions
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • ½ tsp gram masala powder
  • Salt
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp coriander leaves
  • ½ litre oil


  1. 1

    Make rough paste of overnight soaked masoor dal in a blender.
  2. 2

    Heat oil in a pan and add ginger, garlic cloves, green chillies, water, onions, oil, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, gram masala powder, salt, coriander powder and sauté.
  3. 3

    Make a paste of ginger, garlic and green chilli in a blender, add in the pan and fry.
  4. 4

    Add masoor dal paste, chopped coriander and fry till dal is done.
  5. 5

    Grease a tray with oil, spread badeel mixture on it and let it cool in a refrigerator.
  6. 6

    Cut diamond shape pieces of Badeel and deep fry.
  7. 7

    For chutney add Coriander leaves, garlic cloves, onion, green chillies, lemon juice, salt, cumin powder and mix well.
  8. 8

    Serve hot Badeel with chutney.

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