Moong Dal Cookie Recipe: Aromatic, Wholesome, Crunchy Biscuits in Airfryer


Moong dal cookies? Aromatic, flavorful, crunchy, and wholesome – this is how I define this batch of wholesome moong dal cookies. Wondering what makes this moong dal biscuit wholesome? Well, a mix of proteins, carbs, and dietary fiber is all you need to make this wholesome batch of cookies with moong dal.
moong dal bicuits with oatmeal

The simple cookie recipe is

  • quick to process
  • rustic in taste
  • aromatic enough to tempt your taste buds
  • rich in fiber from oatmeal
  • packed with proteins from yellow lentils
  • a no sugar, no maida recipe
With so many plus points associated with this unique moong dal recipe, would you like to wait before baking a fresh batch of yellow lentil cookies for kids and elders alike?

If you do choose to wait, you are seriously doing injustice to your family. How?

Well, you are keeping your loved ones from tasting a wholesome cookie that is just perfect for tea time.

yellow lentil cookies - moong dal biscuits with oatmeal


Dunk these oatmeal cookies in a glass of warm milk and feel blessed to have tried it.

I won;t believe if this no grain cookie recipe with moong dal doesn't become a family favorite.

Enough of self-praise!

A little about the star ingredient - moong dal!

Easy to digest, yellow moong dal is sourced from skinned, split moong beans . 

A powerhouse of nutrition, moong beans are a rich source of dietary fiber, proteins, vitamins, minerals, enzymes, and amino acids.

moong dal cookies -biscuits

how to make oatmeal delicious with moong dal

A moong dal curry is all you need with a couple of rotis, pickle, and curd to make a complete meal. I love yellow lentil recipes of my mom.

She makes moong dal palak or spinach curry, which is simply out of the world - with key ingredients being yellow lentils, spinach, ginger.

Blend and puree the ingredients to make a wholesome soup recipe with moong dal!

Anyway let's come back to the moong dal biscuit recipe.

Let's see what we need for dhal biscuits:


Ingredients


1 cup - roasted moong dal (dehusked green gram lentil - yellow)
1/2 cup oatmeal (or 2 tbsp more if the dough gets sticky) - just the video above to learn how to make oatmeal at home
2 tbsp- olive oil
2 tbsp- ghee/unsalted butter/clarified butter
4 tsp- jaggery powder or sugar powder (please add more as per your taste preferences - I take less sugar)
1/2 tsp- baking soda
1-2 tbsp- milk or curd water (I have used curd water) 
Pinch- rock salt (or common salt)
Til/sesame seeds (optional -just for garnishing)

How to make oatmeal delicious with moong dal:

  1. Dry roast moong dal if you do not have a pre-roasted lentil powder. I washed the dal the previous day and then dry roasted it. Then it was time for grinding it into aromatic powder to be used for different moong dal recipes.
  2. Mix both flours and add baking soda and salt.
  3. Next, in a separate bowl, mix ghee with olive oil and jaggery powder.
  4. Whisk the liquid ingredients well until combined and fluffy.
  5. Now drop in the dry ingredients and start combining everything.
  6. Add sesame seeds.
  7. Do the ingredients come together? If not add water/milk/ curd water to bind the dough.
  8. Make a log and cover it with a cling film or aluminum foil or parchment paper.
  9. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  10. Preheat oven (microwave convection mode) at 170 degrees for 10 mts. This is my airfryer cookie recipe, so I used airfryer for the same. 
  11. Roll out the dough into a thick chapati - should not be too thick nor too thin.
  12. Cut into cookie shapes with a cookie cutter or whatever you have.
  13. Bake or airfry at 170 degrees for 10 mts. The moong dhal cookies may take a couple of minutes extra. So just keep an eye on them.
  14. The brown tint is due to the addition of jaggery. If you use sugar, you will get a beautiful yellow!
  15. Enjoy a fresh batch of yellow lentil biscuits with a cup of tea or milk.
  16. Munch on these deliciously baked beauties and travel back in times - the flavor and aroma of moong dal is overpowering! I am loving these beauties.
  17. What about you? Do try this simple cookie recipe at home.
  18. Here are more moong dal recipes for you to try out:
steamed moong dal ladoos

zero oil moong dal burfi
moong dal recipe burfi

dry moong dal 

moong dal dosa

moong dal recipe vada -zero oil

moong dal tikki recipe

Here comes another addition to my 100+ oatmeal recipe collection!!!


Feedback on moong dal cookies


Vegan Red Lentils Pizza Bread: Gluten-Free Flatbread, Grain-Free Recipe


Looking for a gluten-free recipe? Do you tend to avoid gluten-rich grains, including whole wheat flour, for reasons galore? Any specific health issues?


grain free foaccia bread


gluten free flatbread yeast free 


Do you crave for guilt-free indulgence while wanting to avoid whole grains that come with gluten and cause you gluten sensitivity?

gluten free flatbread with lentils

vegan red lentil flatbread

grain free flatbread pizza discs

Worry not!

This gluten-free flatbread recipe is just for you!

Ever thought of a gluten-free vegan red lentil focaccia bread?

Well, I am going to introduce you to my next healthy bread experiment, which is gluten free, nut free, vegan, vegetarian, and egg free.
Perhaps all of my recipes are eggless.



red lentil flatbread vegan
 A common ingredient in north Indian homes, protein-rich red lentils or malika masur dal is all you need to bake a vegan breakfast bread. It is just perfect as a vegetarian sandwich bread as well.

Did I say it makes an amazing gluten-free dahi vada? I soaked the leftover gluten-free bread discs in water and hen dropped them to curd. The baked dahi vada tasted simply out of the world.

egg free red lentil focaccia bread



Perfect combo, I must say!

What makes this vegan flatbread gluten free special?

Well, a great source of dietary fiber, manganese, copper, vitamin B1, iron, phosphorus, and folate, lentils are a must-have ingredient for a well-balanced diet!

Do you want that glow on your face back?Do you want to become young again?Don't think it is possible?

Well, my research says that lentils are anti-ageing superfoods, of which red lentils top the list.
What does this mean?
vegan grain free gluten free bread 
Perhaps including more of red lentil recipes in your dietary regimen could bring about surprising changes in your looks!!

Lentils are high in nutritional value and are absorb flavors of food, creating sumptuous treats.

So you can use lentils for vegan, vegetarian, or nonvegetarian recipes, including

  • curries
  • soups
  • sweets
  • cakes 
  • cookies
  • flatbreads
  • breads
The list just goes on and on, and the variety of red lentil recipes will surely tickle your taste buds.
I love the aroma of this particular legume.
vegan flatbread batter





Let's come back to the red lentil flatbread.
Did I say it requires no yeast?
Perhaps a pinch or two of baking soda is all you need to make this red lentil flatbread rise.
Yes, it does not need leavening nor proofing.

Hey, the high protein flatbread with red lentils needs no kneading as well.
Packed with dietary fiber and easy to make, this red lentil pizza or flatbread will be loved by one and all.

Options are galore how you want to make the yeast-free flatbread healthier.
Add veggies of your choice - make toppings that please your kids and bake the simplest bread recipe.
The grain-free bread recipe takes inspiration from oatmealwithafork.


Egg-free flatbread Ingredients

1 cup- red lentils
2 pinches- baking soda
1/8th tsp rock salt (more or less depending on your choice)
1 tsp- olive oil (or any vegetable oil)
Toppings and veggies of your choice - I had nothing but spring onions, green peas, and turnip
1/2 cup- water (enough to make batter)
cumin seeds, coriander leaves or herbs of your liking
2 pinches-Black pepper
sesame seeds
apple cider vinegar/normal vinegar/lime juice- a few drops

How to make the vegan red lentil flatbread

  1. Soak masur dal for 2-3 hours.
  2. Pulse it.
  3. Add water and grind to make the batter.
  4. Allow it to sit on the countertop for 1 hour minimum. 
  5. Preheat oven or microwave convection at 170 degrees for 10 mts.
  6. Prepare the batter and toppings.
  7. Add rock salt to the batter and spices of your choice. Just before baking, add baking soda and a few drops of vinegar. Mix in one direction.
  8. Prepare toppings. I chopped spring onion, grated 1 turnip, and added green peas. Pour hung curd or Greek Yogurt over the batter and mix with sea salt, black pepper. Add little olive oil as well. Mix well.
  9. Grease a pan with 1 tsp olive oil. Sprinkle sesame seeds all over it.
  10. Pour the batter into a greased baking pan.
  11. Sprinkle the toppings over it evenly.
  12. Bake red lentil flatbread for about 20-25mts at 170 degrees or until it looks baked.
  13. It took my flatbread 25 mts.
  14. Allow the yeast-free flatbread to cool down before slicing it.
  15. Enjoy with chutney of your choice. I dipped the mini pizza discs in coriander-coconut chutney and they tasted heavenly.
  16. If you are looking for a gluten-free bread recipe, this won;t fail you.
  17. Try the sugar-free flatbread recipe once and do drop your feedback.

Crunchy Amaranth Cookies With Semolina


Amaranth flour cookies are one of the delicious baked goodies ever. Do not believe my words? Try out this soft, melt-in-mouth yet crunchy simple cookie recipe with amarath flour.

amaranth cookies
You will fall in love with the rustic taste and aroma of rajgira atta, as amaranth is known in Hindi.
Amaranth is a gluten-free addition to your list, which has numerous benefits for health.

Here's a recap on amaranth benefits:

Amaranth is known as the "never fading flower" in Greek. The grain has been widely grown since ages.

rajgira cookies

The amaranth grain is a rich source of protein compared to other cereal grains with significantly higher lysine content.


  • Do you know amaranth benefits digestion health?Perhaps amaranth proteins are easier to digest than any other grain or seed that we are used to consuming?
  • Do you also know that amaranth benefits your bones and muscular system? How? Well, it helps your body absorb calcium easily, as it contains lysine, which is responsible for calcium absorption.
  • Do you know amaranth benefits cardiovascular health? Well, studies how a link between improved heart health and amaranth consumption. How?  Tocotrienols and squalene compounds are present in the amaranth grain that affect the biosynthesis of cholesterol. 


gluten free cookies with amaranth 

With so many benefits of amaranth or rajgira, how can you include it in your diet?
Well, you may enjoy:

  • ladoos with puffed amaranth grains
  • rotis/pranthas with amaranth flour
  • cakes, cookies,with amaranth flour
  • kadhi or buttermilk with amaranth flour

Here I have come up with amaranth cookies or rajgira biscuits, which are soft, melt-in-mouth, and healthylicious in every way!

amaranth cookies with semolina

The addition of nutty almond meal packs another punch to this recipe.
If you are wondering how to make almond meal, it is quite easy.
Here's the video link for you that makes it easier to learn:



Ingredients


1/2 cup- almond meal (check the video above for homemade almond meal)
1/2cup- Rajgira flour or amaranth
3 tbsp- semolina/suji
1 tbsp- desi ghee/clarified butter
1 tbsp- olive oil
Spice mix for flavor (optional)
3/4 tsp- baking soda
3 tbsp- sugar powder
1 tsp- milk (if dough feels dry)

How to make Amaranth Cookies

Mix amaranth flour with almond meal and semolina.
Throw in baking soda and mix well.
In a separate bowl, mix ghee and oil.
Add sugar powder and spice mix to the oil mixture.
Whisk until light and fluffy.
Add dry ingredients to the wet ones.
Mix with hands. Do not try to knead.
Gather the ingredients. Add milk if the dough does not bind easily.
We are looking for a semi-soft dough - not too soft, nor too hard.
Preheat oven (microwave convection) at 180 degrees for 10 mts.
Bake the semolina cookies at 180 degrees for 10-14 mts.
Keep an eye on your cookies. Amaranth cooks faster.


Fruity Frozen Delight: Yummy Oatmeal Kulfi, No Milk, No Cream, No Sugar


This no sugar kulfi or frozen delight is in continuation of my no milk, no cream, no sugar kulfi series. Perhaps healthy is the best word to define this kulfi mix.


You love frozen desserts but are wary of guilty eating. Worry not! This luscious, creamy kulfi is another name of guilt-free indulgence. 
frozen delight no milk kulfi

no sugar oatmeal kulfi
 If the oatmeal kulfi recipe is coming from my end, this means

  • it has got to be healthy
  • it will include oatmeal
  • it will be loaded with nuts
  • it will be a true summer delight
kulfi no milk

creamy no cream healthy kulfi

Okay, so let's get back to work.

What do you look for in a kulfi ?

Perhaps creamy, milky, frozen delight, isn;t it?

how to make oatmeal delicious: kulfi summer dessert with oat
 What if I say this oatmeal kulfi recipe gives you all that without the need to include any ingredient that you do not want to indulge in.


Of course, cream and milk are quintessential to ice creams. But not any longer, for if you know how to make oatmeal delicious, you can create marvels with it.

oatmeal kulfi no milk, no sugar, no cream

Do not believe my words?

All I can say is try out all of my oat recipes and you will know why I love oats so much.
There are more than 100+ oatmeal recipes in this blog. So you have a range of choices to turn bland oatmeal delicious.

All right, so coming back to this oatmeal kulfi dessert recipe, I claim it will be a GOURMET addition to your summer desserts!

Trust my words or try out this simple yet healthy Indian kulfi recipe without milk, cream and amaze yourself with the yummiest fruity punch that you will get out of it.

This is guilt-free indulgence from my end.
What about you?
Without further ado, let's get back to the kulfi recipe:

First, learn how to make almond meal at home. Yes, you will also learn how to make homemade almond milk in this video:



Ingredients

4 tbsp almond meal +2 tbsp water or more 
2 tsp- honey or more
1 tbsp- oatmeal mixed in equal amount of water (keep for 5 mins)
1 tbsp- coconut scrapped
1 tsp- hung curd/Greek yogurt
1 tbsp- Dry milk powder
Fruits of your choice
Nuts of your liking


Procedure: How to make oatmeal delicious

  • Soak oatmeal in water. Keep aside.
  • Take almond meal and grind it with water until you get milky consistency.
  • You may add more water.
  • Next add soaked oatmeal and fresh scrapped coconut. Run the processor again.
  • The more we churn out the ingredients, the better.
  • Now add hung curd, drymilk, and honey.
  • Run the processor again.
  • Take out the creamy mixture in a bowl and add chopped fruits and garnish with nuts.
  • Freeze for 5-6 hours.
  • Enjoy creamy frozen delight, without cream, milk, or sugar.
  • Do write to me how you find this recipe.
  • Perhaps I am looking for your feedback on this oatmeal kulfi series - pista kulfi, badam kulfi, and now fruity frozen delight!
  • If you love mangoes, do try out another frozen delight with the king of fruits. It is the yummiest mango kulfi ever, without cream.
pista kulfi

badam kulfi

mango frozen delight

milk badam kulfi with oatmeal

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