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Author anubond101 Yield No Value
Published Oct 11, 2012 Cooking Time 20 Minutes
Recipe Type Veg-Main Preparation Time 10 Minutes
Ingredient Other Standing Time 5 Minutes
Description: A typical Rajasthani vegetarian dish made with moong dal vadis cooked along with spring onion and spices giving an exceptional taste and flavour. Goes well with rice or roti!


Ingredient Name Quantity Unit
Red Chilli Powder 1 1/2 Teaspoons
Turmeric Powder 1/4 Teaspoons
Spring Onions, Chopped 1 Cup
Hing (asafoetida) Pinch
Cumin Seeds 1/2 Teaspoons
Mustard Seeds 1/2 Teaspoons
Oil 2 Tablespoons
Moong Dal Vadi 1/2 Cup
Coriander Powder 1/2 Teaspoons
Salt To Taste
Water 1/2 Cup


1. Add very little oil in a pan and when it is slightly hot, add the moong dal vadis and cook it for a while as it gives a nice flavour. Once they slightly get fried, remove and transfer them into a plate. Add little oil in the same pan, when the oil gets hot,
 2. add mustard seeds. When they start crackling, add cumin seeds, pinch of hing, chopped spring onions. Sauté the entire ingredients well. 3. Add turmeric powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder and salt. Mix and add ½ cup of water and allow the kandha to cook. Check the seasoning and adjust. Bring it to one boil and add the fried moong dal vadis and mix.
4. Reduce the heat, cover the pan with a lid and cook it for about 2-3 minutes. After 3-4 minutes, check and if the moong dal vadis become soft and break easily, then the dish is ready to serve.
5.  Switch off the flame, cover and serve after 3-4 minutes.

Recipe Tips

Add little salt in the Kandha gravy as the vadis also contain salt.
Posted Oct 11, 2012

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