You can garnish with fried vadagams or chopped coriander leaves, if you wish. The star ingredients in this recipe are sambar powder and tomato that we use along with shallots (If you are short out of shallot you can add regular onion)
Who don’t love these fried fitters or pakoras on a cold rainy day or winter evening. Moongdal vada recipe – Here is an easy recipe of moongdal vada that you can make in no time with some pre-preparation
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Heat enough oil in a pan( it doesn't have to be deep-fried). From when I get to know that moongdal burns fat from your body(ya, it's true, Ayurveda says that), I am just looking for moongdalrecipe everywhere and trying to consume as much as possible
Half cook moongdal in a open pan with required water. ( Do not pressure cook, moongdal will become mushy)Heat Oil in a Kadai & add mustard seeds, let it splutter and then add seasoning ingredients as listed
Once dal is cooked. Add the mashed dal, along with salt and sugar. Ingredients1/2 cup moongdal2 green chillies5 to 6 curry leaves1 teaspoon mustard seeds1 teaspoon jeera1 teaspoon seasme seedssalt to tastea pinch of asafoetidaa pinch of sugar1 tomato - chopped1 onion - chopped1/2 inch ginger - chpooed finely1/2 teaspoon turmeric2 teaspoons ghee (clarified butter)MethodWash the moongdal and soak it in water for half an hour. In a pressure cooker - mix the dal with 2 cups of water, the chopped onions and tomatoes and ginger. 1/2 cup moongdal