Start by taking some powdered sugar candy in a sauce panAdd in thick coconut milkWarm it slightly till the sugar is melted, remove it and set asideTake rice flour in a bowladd in roasted moongdal powderadd some saltsome sesame seedssome gheerub the ghee into the flourmake a wellpour in coconut milk and sugar mixAdd in waterknead it to a soft doughadd in some hot oilknead it to a very soft doughTake your murukku pressfill it with doughtime to make murukkupress it and swirl ityou will get some nice thenkuzhal shapedont over do it
And place the vada on paper napkin/kitchen towel so that excess oil will get soaked. 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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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. 1/2 inch ginger. 1/2 teaspoon turmeric