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Moong Dal Vada Recipe

Recipe for making Chana Dal Vada is quite simple. The ingredients used are very few, easily available. The crispy vada with crunch from a few whole lentils makes this vada a special treat during a rainy day with a hot cup of tea.

Moong Dal Vada Recipe

Preparation time: 30 minutes

Cooking Time: 30 minutes

Total time: 60 minutes

Servings: 4

Appliance used:

Boss RufTuf Commercial Mixer

Ingredients for Moong Dal Vada Recipe


  • ½ cup green moong dal (whole)
  • ¼ cup chana dal (Bengal gram dal)
  • 2 finely chopped green chillies
  • 1 grated ginger
  • Salt to taste
  • ¼ Tbspasafoetida (hing)
  • Cooking oil


  1. Soak the moong dal and chana dal in the warm water bowl for 5 to 6 hours or overnight.
  2. Drain the water and grind it well with Boss RufTup commercial mixer using a little amount of water to make thick vada batter.
  3. Transfer the batter in a bowl. Add finely chopped chillies, ginger paste, asafoetida, and salt. Mix well and let it rest for 10 minutes.
  4. Heat oil in a frying pan. Once the oil is hot, make small balls of the batter and drop in hot oil carefully.
  5. Deep fry the vadas till it turns golden brown and crispy on medium heat.
  6. Drain the excess oil using absorbent paper and serve hot with Coconut Chutney and Green Chutney.