Plain Moong Dal Vadas Recipe

Plain Moong Dal Vadas are crispy and delicious fritters made from soaked and ground moong dal. These vadas are a popular snack in India and are often served with chutney or sambar. The vadas have a golden brown exterior and a soft and fluffy interior. They are perfect for tea-time or as an appetizer for parties.

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Ingredients for Plain Moong Dal Vadas Recipe

  • 1/4 cup Moong Dal
  • 1/4 Onion, Finely Chopped
  • 1/2 Green Chilies, Finely Chopped
  • 1/4 inch Ginger, Grated
  • 1/2 tablespoon Coriander Leaves, Chopped
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • as needed Oil For Frying

Directions: Plain Moong Dal Vadas Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Soak moong dal in water for 4-5 hours and then drain the water.
  • STEP 2.Grind the soaked dal into a coarse paste without adding water.
  • STEP 3.Add chopped onions, green chilies, ginger, coriander leaves, and salt to the dal paste.
  • STEP 4.Mix well and shape the mixture into small round vadas.
  • STEP 5.Heat oil in a deep pan and fry the vadas until they turn golden brown and crispy.
  • STEP 6.Remove from the pan and drain excess oil on a paper towel.
  • STEP 7.Serve hot with chutney or sambar.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to soak the moong dal for at least 4-5 hours to ensure it is soft and easy to grind.
  • Do not add water while grinding the dal, as it will make the mixture too watery.
  • You can add spices like cumin powder or garam masala for extra flavor.
  • To make the vadas healthier, you can also add grated vegetables like carrots or spinach to the mixture.
  • If the vadas are not crispy enough, you can fry them for a little longer until they turn golden brown.

Storage and Serving

  • Plain Moong Dal Vadas are best served hot and crispy.
  • You can store any leftover vadas in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • To reheat the vadas, you can either microwave them for a few seconds or heat them in a pan with a little oil.
  • Serve the vadas with coconut chutney, mint chutney, or sambar for a delicious snack or appetizer.
Nutrition
value
187
calories per serving
< 1 g Fat14 g Protein30 g Carbs6 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    < 1g
  • Protein
    14g
  • Carbs
    30g
  • Fiber
    6g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    30g
  • Protein
    14g
  • Fiber
    6g

Fats

  • Fat
    < 1g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    25mg
  • Iron
    3mg
  • Vitamin A
    71mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    53mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    90mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    238mg
  • Selenium
    28mcg
  • Zinc
    1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp