Chandrakanthalu is a traditional lentil-based dessert from the south Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. The name indicates the shape of this sweet; Chandrakanthalu indicates crescent moon shape. This delicacy is made from yellow moong dal. It is cut into crescent moon-shaped pieces and deep-fried.
This delicacy is crispy outside and soft inside. The finger-lickingly good Chandrakanthalu is a work of art.