MUSUR DALER BORA RECIPE | HOW TO COOK BENGALI STYLE LENTIL FRITTERS

This easy to cook Snack is a popular recipe in our house. My mother cooks this recipe on weekends. We enjoy this recipe over a cup of tea. Also she cooks this recipe when we there is nothing much to have with rice Dal combo. Like I always say, this recipe is very easy to cook. You don’t need much ingredients to cook this recipe.

Indian kitchen seems incomplete without a container of lentils. From red lentil to yellow lentil, to any other Dal, an item of Dal is must in our Menu. My mother prefers to cook mix Dal, i.e a mixture of moong, masoor and tur Dal. And believe me it tastes awesome. Do you want the recipe?

Rating: 1 out of 5.

These delectable morsels are very humble in nature. From accompanying rice and dal to tasty appetizers it works great. Just serve hot with a dollop of ketchup, your guest gonna lick up the plate.

HOW TO COOK BENGALI STYLE MUSUR DALER BORA (STEP BY STEP WITH PHOTOS)

Soak 1 cup red lentil i.e Musur Dal in water for 2 hours. (You can soak it for more than 2 hours, but minimum soaking time is 2 hours. It makes a smooth paste) . Now drain out the water and put the Dal in blender. Add chillies. Make a smooth paste.

Now add 1 tsp Turmeric powder and 1 tablespoon salt in the Dal paste.

Whisk it .

Pour soya oil in pan. Let it boil in high flame. Then put small dollops of the Dal batter in the oil. Make the flame medium. Fry till the Bora becomes crispy outside.

Serve hot.

How to cook Bengali style Musur Daler Bora

RECIPE CARD FOR MUSUR DALER BORA

Prep time -2 hours

Cooking time -15-20 minutes

Total time -2 hours and 20 minutes

Author Tina

INGREDIENTS

1 cup Red lentil/ Musur Dal

2/3 Green Chilli

Salt to taste

1 tsp Turmeric powder

Soya Oil

YIELDS -10-12 FRITTERS

HOW TO COOK BENGALI STYLE MUSUR DALER BORA

Soak Red lentil /Musur Dal in water for 2 hours.

Drain out the water and put the Dal in blender. Add chillies. Make a smooth paste.

Take the paste in a bowl. Add salt and turmeric powder.

Whisk it.

Put oil in pan. Boil the oil.

Put dollops of Dal batter in pan. Fry till the Bora becomes crispy and golden.

Serve hot.

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12 Comments Add yours

  1. Tina,Tea is in my hand and perfect snack is in front of me and I can’t take it.

    Liked by 2 people

    1. Let's Cook says:

      All yours!! Your appreciation inspires me always. Thank you very much for loving my Blog.

      Liked by 3 people

      1. β€οΈπŸ’•

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  2. These look so crispy and tasty. I’m sure it’s not easy to stop at just one… πŸ™‚

    Liked by 2 people

    1. Let's Cook says:

      Not at all, it tastes amazing πŸ˜‹

      Liked by 3 people

    1. Let's Cook says:

      Thank you dear πŸ€—

      Liked by 1 person

  3. Krishna says:

    I used to make it with little bit of hing powder added for nice flavor and to improve digestion. Also, I fry it in coconut oil which we use commonly in Kerala.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Let's Cook says:

      That’s a nice idea. Will try next time

      Liked by 1 person

      1. Krishna says:

        Okay dear πŸ™‚

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