Moong Vadi & Green Pea Masala.


Moong dal vadi is easily available in all the stores.same can be easily made at home also.

It needs to be made well in advance as it takes 3 to 4 days to dry and get ready.(Refer glossary for recipe)


1 cup Moong vadi

1 cup Green Peas.

1 cup chopped Onion

½ cup chopped tomatoes

2 tbsp Oil .

1tsp cumin seeds

pinch of Asafoteida

1tsp Haldi powder

1 &1/2 tsp. Dhana Jeera powder

1tsp Garam masala

1/2 tsp. Red Chilli powder

2 tbsp Cream.

Salt to taste


Heat 2tbsp of oil in a non stick pan, fry the moong vadis on low heat until they turn golden brown in color.

Take them out in a paper towel so that excess oil can be removed.


Now in the same pan,add cumin seeds,asafoetida,chopped onions and saute them well.
Add chopped tomatoes andred chilli powder,haldi,dhana jeera powder,Mix well and cook till the masala leaves some oil.

Add green peas and salt,mix well,add 1 cup of water into it.
Once the water comes to boil,add green peas & vadis ,cover and cook for 10 minutes on slow flame.

Once the water evaporate completely add garam masala,mix well.

Finish with 2 tbsp of cream,mix well.Remove in a serving bowl.

Serve hot with Chapati or Paratha of your choice..

Happy Cooking !!!




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