Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Moong Dal Vada

#GreengramVadai  #MoongdalVadai  #Payaruvadai : Green gram #vadai has been prepared using green gram dal. This is a famous snack in Raipur, the capital of Chattisgarh, India just like our mouth watering masaal vadai / paruppu vadai of Tamil Nadu, India.


Green gram vada [ moong dhal vada ]

Ingredients :
To make dough :
1/4 cup                                           Sprouted Green gram
1/4 cup                                           Green gram with skin
2                                                     Red chilly
1/4 Tsp                                           Asafoetida
1/2 inch                                          Ginger piece
1/2 Tsp                                           Cumin
1/2 Tsp                                           Fennel
1/2 Tsp                                          Salt [ Adjust ]


To mix with Dough :
1 small size                                    Onion, chop nicely
3 Tsp                                            Coriander leaves chopped nicely
8                                                   Curry leaves
6                                                   Spinach, chop nicely { if desired }

Oil to Fry vadas.

Method :
Soak green gram the previous day morning.
Let it stand the whole day.
In the evening drain water and close with lid.
Allow to stand for whole night so that sprouts appear the next day morning.

Soak green gram dal just one hour before start preparing vadas.
After an hour take all the given ingredients in a mixie jar.
Grind coarsely without adding water.
Transfer into a bowl.

Keep a kadai with oil on a stove over a medium flame.

Add all the given chopped ingredients to the dough.
Mix well.


Make small small balls.
When the oil becomes hot, slowly drop into oil one by one to fry.
Fry five or six together at a time.
Keep stirring and flipping sides with a long ladle to fry well.


Fry until vadas turns golden brown color.
Transfer on to a tissue paper to remove excess oil.

Green gram vada [ moong dhal vada ]

A very good snack for evening!
Enjoy with a hot coffee/tea.





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