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Moongdal Vadas Recipe

Moongdal Vadas is a popular Indian Side-Dish
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On :
Tuesday, 25 July, 2017
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side-Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Deep-Fry Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 6
RATINGs :
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Ingredients

  • 2 cups - green moong dal, soaked for 2 hours in water.
  • 1 Cucumber
  • 1 Onion
  • 1 Carrot
  • 4-inch pieces white pumpkin or squash
  • 1 Capsicum
  • 1/2 cup - cabbage, torn in big pieces
  • 3-4 Green chillies
  • 1 piece ginger, grated (optional)
  • 1/2 tsp - garlic, crushed (optional)
  • 1/2 cup - spinach, drained, chopped finely
  • 3 tbsp - coriander leaves, finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp - Cumin seeds
  • 1/4 tsp - carom seeds (ajwain)
  • salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp - Hot oil
  • oil to deep fry for vada
  • How to Make Moongdal Vadas:

    1. Grind drained dal fine, either in a stone grinder or mixie.
    2. Use minimal water.
    3. Chop all veggies into chunks.
    4. Mix and chop fine in a vegetable chopper
    5. Chop green chillies very fine.
    6. Mix all ingredients into dal, except oil to fry.
    7. Beat with hand to blend well.
    8. To make vadas:
    9. Heat oil in a frying pan.
    10. When hot, reduce heat, add small dumplings of mixture.
    11. Fry to a light golden brown, drain on kitchen paper towel to absorb excess oil.
    12. Serve hot with green and tamarind chutneys, or sauce.




     

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