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Moong Dal Vada Recipe, How To Make Moong Dal Vada

Easy Deep Fried fritters with Green Moong Dal
4.50 from 2 votes
Prep Time 8 hours
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 8 hours 10 minutes
Course Snacks
Cuisine Indian
Servings 3 - 4
Calories 250 kcal


  • 1 cup whole green gram green moong dal
  • salt - to taste
  • 1 teaspoon ginger garlic paste
  • 4 - 5 green chillies chopped
  • 2 tablespoon finely chopped coriander leaves
  • 4 - 5 finely chopped curry leaves
  • oil for deep frying


  • Firstly, soak whole green gram overnight in water or for 7 - 8 hours.
  • Drain the water completely from the moong dal.
  • Add salt, ginger garlic paste, green chillies and blend the green gram into a coarse paste without adding any water.
  • The paste should be thick.
  • Add chopped coriander leaves, chopped curry leaves and mix well.
  • Heat oil in a wok for deep frying.
  • Take a portion of the dough and make flat biscuit shaped patties.
  • Drop them in heated oil and fry on sim to medium flame.
  • Continue adding patties in batches and fry them.
  • Fry the vadas until they turn golden on all sides.
  • Take them out and place them in an absorbent paper.
  • Serve them with any chutney dip or sauce or ketchup or have it with tea!!!


1.Always fry fritters or pakodas on sim to medium flame so that the inside batter is cooked well.
2.One can add very finely chopped onions for a better taste.
3.Carom seeds/ajwain too can be added for a better digestion.
4.One can also add coriander leaves and curry leaves into the soaked dal itself and blend all the ingredients...


Nutrition Facts
Moong Dal Vada Recipe, How To Make Moong Dal Vada
Amount Per Serving
Calories 250
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.