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air fried moong dal
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5 from 5 votes

Air fried moong dal recipe

Air fried moong dal is a great way to have lentils on the go. Air fried mung dhal makes snacking full of nutrition too.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Soaking time3 hrs
Course: Snacks
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: air fried moong dal, air fried mung dal
Servings: 4 people


  • Air fryer
  • Air fryer crisper tray or parchment paper
  • sauce pan


  • 1 cup mung dal unpolished
  • 2-3 tsp. oil or ghee
  • Salt as per taste
  • 1 teaspoon red chilli powder or as per taste
  • 1 teaspoon dry mango powder add more as per taste


  • Soak mung dal for 2-3 hours.
  • Add dal to boiling water. Let it cook until it comes to a boil.
  • Pass the dhal through a sieve to remove excess water.
  • Preheat the air fryer at 200 C /390 F for 10 mins.
  • Spread half the dahl on crisping tray / parchment paper and cook for 2 mins.
  • Add1 -1.5 tsp. oil or ghee and mix it.
  • Cook for 8 mins at 200 C / 390 F and mix 2-3 times in between
  • Once done, take it outside,keep it aside.
  • Repeat for remaining mung dhal.
  • Add the spices ,mix well. Store it in air tight container once it cools.


You can also deep fry the dal if you do not have air fryer.