Moong Dal Vada is one of the famous snacks in Andhra Pradesh. You can have it as breakfast or as a snack. They are prepared with with yellow moong lentils which is skinned and split mung beans. They are easily digestable as compared to other lentils. Moong Dal Vada are very crispy and tasty. We like to prepare it for any special occasion.
Preparation time: 20 mins
Cooking time: 25 mins
- 1 cup yellow moong dal (mung lentils)
- 2″ ginger, finely chopped
- 4 green chillies
- 2 finely chopped onions
- Coriander leaves, chopped
- Salt to taste
- 1 tsp cumin seeds
- A pinch of turmeric powder
- Oil for deep fry
Soak moong dal for atleast 3 hours, then drain the water properly and leave it for 10 mins.
In a bowl put onions, green chillies, ginger, salt, turmeric powder, and coriander and mix well.
Then take a mixer jar and grind moong dal (make sure your mixture should not be very fine), then add this mixture in to a bowl and mix all the ingredients together.
Now heat oil in a pan on medium high flame. When the oil is hot take a plastic cover and flatten a lemon size batter on a cover, and make it round shape then slowly slide it in to a hot oil.
Fry them until the vadas becomes golden brown color. Then remove from oil and place them on paper towel.
Now your crispy moong dal vadas are ready to serve.
Serve Moong Dal Vadas hot with any chutney or tomato ketchup.