Moongdal Vadas

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves:6
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Deep-Fry Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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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

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