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Moong Flour Wada

7 Nov

Moong Flour Wada.

Whole moong is toasted and powdered to obtain moong flour. The flour is then made into dough along with spices and herbs. The mixture is then formed into discs and deep fried in oil till light brown in color. Serve moong flour wada immediately.
Makes: around 7 Moong Flour Wada.


Whole Moong Flour 1/2 Cup
Rice Flour 1/2 Cup
White Sesame Seeds 1 Tbsp
Green Chile 3
Soda bi carb a Pinch
Fenugreek Leaves a Handful
Salt to taste
Oil for deep frying

Method of preparation:

Remove stems, wash and grind the green chiles into coarse paste.
Separate fenugreek leaves and thoroughly wash them.

In a mixing bowl, mix together whole moong flour, rice flour, sesame seeds, green chile paste, fenugreek leaves, soda bi carb and salt into soft dough using enough water.
Take a spoonful amount of the prepared dough, form into a lime sized ball and flatten it with help of fingers and keep aside.
Prepare the moong flour wada using the remaining dough in a similar way.

Heat oil in a deep frying pan on medium heat.
Slowly drop the prepared moong flour discs into hot oil.
Fry on both sides until light brown and remove onto absorbent paper.
Serve moong flour wada immediately.
Notes: Make sure to serve the moong flour wada immediately else it hardens.

Suggestions: Make sure to cook the moong flour wada well, else put it back into hot oil and fry till done.
Variations: Fenugreek leaves can be swapped with cilantro or spinach etc…
Other Names: Moong Flour Wada