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Moongdal vada recipe | how to make moong dal vada | moong dal bhajiya/pakora

Moong dal vada easy and quick pakora recipe made with grounded and soaked yellow moong dal lentils mixed with spices and herbs. It is a crispy and soft deep fried snack loved by kids and all age groups. It is also known as dalvada and required very less ingredient to make it. These vadas are an ideal evening snack recipe which tastes great with a cup of tea or can also be served as a side dish for lunch or dinner.

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Moongdal vada recipe | how to make moong dal vada | moong dal bhajiya/pakora

Author Nehas Cook Book
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Resting time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 35 minutes
Course Snack
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4 servings


For dal vada

  • 1 cup split moong dal
  • 2 green chilli
  • ½ inch ginger
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1 tbsp coriander seeds
  • 1 tbsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp fennel seeds
  • 1 tsp ajwain
  • Salt to taste
  • ¾ cup chopped onion
  • 2 chopped green chilli
  • ¼ cup coriander leaves
  • Oil for deep frying

For Chutney

  • 1 cup coriander leaves
  • 3 green chilli
  • ½ inch ginger
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • Salt to taste


  • Wash and soak 1 cup moong dal for 4-5 hours.
  • Then remove soaked dal water with a strainer.
  • Now add dal into a mixer jar with green chilli, ginger and garlic. Grind into a coarse paste without adding water to the batter.
  • Take out grinded mixer into a bowl and stir continuously in one direction. After a few minutes mixer is light, and fluffy and changes its colour.
  • Then add crushed coriander seeds, crushed black pepper, fennel seeds, ajwain, salt, chopped onion, green chilli and coriander leaves. Mix well.
  • Now heat oil in a pan and add vada into it. Fry vada on medium flame till it becomes crispy and golden brown.
  • Serve hot dal vada with chutney, fried chillies and onion slices.

For chutney

  • In a grinding jar, add coriander leaves, green chilli, ginger, garlic cloves and chopped tomatoes.
  • Grind into a coarse paste.
  • Take out it in a bowl and add salt to it.
  • Serve spicy chutney with dal vada.


  • Grind dal into a coarse mixture; do not grind into a smooth paste.
  • Stir batter in one direction so air particles incorporate in the batter.
  • Fry dal vada on medium flame.
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