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Moong Dal Wade (pakode)

Moong Dal Wade (pakode)
Moong Dal Wade (pakode)
  • Prep time
  • Cooking time
  • Serves2 Person(s)
  • CategoryVeg
  • Cuisine TypeIndian
  • Good for Lunch , Snacks

Ingredients for Moong Dal Wade (pakode)

  • Oil (for frying)
  • Moong dal/Yellow split dal (1-2 small bowl)
  • Curry leaves
  • Cumin seeds (jeera)
  • Ajwain/Ova /Thymol seeds(optional)
  • Green chillies (4-5 no)
  • Red chilli powder (1-2 tspn-optional)
  • Chana dal flour
  • Turmeric powder
  • Coriander leaves
  • Onion (1-2 no chopped)
  • Salt to taste
  • Garlic-ginger paste

How to cook Moong Dal Wade (pakode)

  1. Clean the moong dal & soak for 3-4 hours.
  2. Drain out the soaked water. Chop the onion & green chillies.
  3. Add the chopped onion & green chillies,also add chopped curry & coriander leaves.    
  4. Add some red chilli powder,turmeric powder,salt to taste,garlic-ginger paste,1 small tspn of ajwain & cumin seeds.     
  5. Mix all the masala & moong dal together,add 2-3 tblpsn of chana dal flour.
  6. Mix the mixture with chana dal flour,& check if all the ingredients are bound  together.    
  7. We are using chana dal flour for binding. Check if all the mixture has bound & a pakoda or wada can be formed.
  8. Heat oil for frying in a broad vessel. Grease your fingers with little oil & place the mixture By pressing with other hand fingers make the circular wada.      
  9. Check whether the oil is heated first by adding a small piece of the mixture.   
  10. Once checked,add the wada & fry from both the sides till it is golden-brownish  in color.  
  11. Repeat the step & make more wadas.
  12. Serve the moong dal wade with sauce or dahi dip see the link under Guest Special 
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Ask a question, give feedback or compliment Tri Shakti

You know what Trishakti, some days back i tried this and they came out very hard but now i know the mistake may be I did not put chana daal flour (I think its besan) when i make this next time I will remember this tip for sure.Thank you keep posting... Love your recipes.

  • Tri Shakti Yeah its besan!!!! Thanks kirti for your rating & loving the recipes.
    about a minute ago
  • Kirti Yadav I would also now put some ...after seeing your interest and enthusiasm
    about a minute ago