Moong Dal Dahi Vadas

Moong Dal Dahi Vadas

Ingredients for Moong Dal Dahi Vadas

  • 1/2 teacup moong dal (with skin)
  • 2 green chillies
  • A pinch of Asafoetida
  • 1/2 teaspoon soda bi-carb or fruit salt
  • 2 teacups fresh curds
  • 2 pinches roasted cumin powder
  • 2 pinches chilli powder
  • 1 tablespoon chopped coriander (optional)
  • Salt/pepper to taste
  • For the Seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 3 to 4 pieces green chillies
  • 1/2 teaspoons oil

Method

  1. Soak the moong dal for 3 to 4 hours, drain add the green chillies and blend in a mixer with very little water. Add the asafoetida and soda bi-carb and mix well.
  2. Heat a non-stick sandwich toaster and spread 1 teaspoon of the mixture in each cavity. Close the heat. When ready, the mixture will be toasted into pieces of triangular shape.
  3. Take out the toasts or you can use only non-stick pan grill it spoon by spoon (round in shape) give brown colour from both sides after this let it cool and put it in a beaten curd.
  4. Beat the curds with the salt
  5. To prepare the seasoning, heat the oil and fry the mustard seeds for 1/2 minute. Add the green chillies.
  6. Mix the seasoning with the beaten curds
  7. Spread the seasoned curds over the vadas. Sprinkle the cumin powder, chilli powder and coriander on top and serve. If you like, also sprinkle sweet and sour chutney.

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