Crunchy Vegetable Dal Sattu Croquettes Recipe

Crunchy Vegetable Dal Sattu Croquettes Recipe

Perfect snacks to go with your evening cup of piping hot tea, these lentil croquettes are easy and quick to prepare with just a few ingredients.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: indian-food, spices
Servings: 4


  • 1 Cup red lentils or masoor dal half-boiled
  • 1 potato grated, boiled
  • 1 carrot grated
  • 100 gms French beans finely chopped
  • 2 Bread slices
  • 4 tbsp ground chickpea flour sattu
  • 4 Green chillies finely chopped
  • 1 inch ginger finely chopped
  • 2 onions finely chopped
  • 1/2 garlic minced
  • to taste salt
  • A pinch of sugar
  • 1 tsp chaat masala
  • 1/4 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp garam masala
  • 4 tbsp corn flour
  • 2 tbsp besan
  • Bread crumbs for crunchyness
  • 2 tbsp coriander chopped
  • Refined oil for fryingP


  • Boil lentils in pressure cooker for just about 1 pressure. Open lid after sometime and strain extra liquid.
  • Mash dal and set aside. Boil 1 potato and grate it. Grate 1 carrot and add finely chopped French green beans.
  • Heat 2 tablespoon of oil in a wok and add the minced garlic and ginger. Lightly fry and add chopped onion. Then add grated potato and carrot.
  • Add slightly wet and mashed bread, chickpea flour, salt, sugar to taste, green chilies, red chili powder, and lastly add the mashed dal. Toss till the mixture is fully dry.
  • Sprinkle chat masala, garam masala and chopped coriander.
  • Make balls out of the dal mixture and dip in corn flour and besan.
  • Crispy fry and serve with any kind of dip.
  • Alternately these croquettes can be made round like balls and shallow fried with 2 tablespoons of oil.

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