Moong Dal Wade (Pakode)

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Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Total Time20 minutes
Served As: Lunch, Snacks
Recipe Cuisine Type: Indian
Recipe Taste: Salty, Sour, Spicy, Sweet, Tangy
Servings 2


  • Oil for frying
  • 1 - Moong Dal small bowl yellow split dal
  • leaves Curry
  • Cumin Seed jeera
  • Ajwain optional, or seeds ova thymol seeds
  • 4 - Green Chillies no
  • 1 - red chili powder tspn-optional
  • Chana Dal or flour flour
  • Turmeric Powder
  • leaves Coriander
  • 1 - Onion no chopped
  • 1-2 tsp Salt or as per taste
  • Garlic Ginger Paste


  • Clean the moong dal & soak for 3-4 hours.
  • Drain out the soaked water. Chop the onion & green chillies.
  • Add the chopped onion & green chillies,also add chopped curry & coriander leaves.  
  • Add some red chilli powder,turmeric powder,salt to taste,garlic-ginger paste,1 small tspn of ajwain & cumin seeds.   
  • Mix all the masala & moong dal together,add 2-3 tblpsn of chana dal flour.
  • Mix the mixture with chana dal flour,& check if all the ingredients are bound  together.  
  • We are using chana dal flour for binding. Check if all the mixture has bound & a pakoda or wada can be formed.
  • 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.    
  • Check whether the oil is heated first by adding a small piece of the mixture. 
  • Once checked,add the wada & fry from both the sides till it is golden-brownish  in color.  
  • Repeat the step & make more wadas.
  • Serve the moong dal wade with sauce or dahi dip see the link under Guest Special 
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Tri Shakti
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  1. 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.5 stars

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