Low Fat Non-Fried Moong Dahi Vadas

For those who love the chat, samosa, etc.
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Low Fat Non-Fried Moong Dahi Vadas
Preparation time
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For 2 Person(s)

For Curd

  • 2 cup(s) low-fat curd
  • 0.5 teaspoon(s) mustard seeds (rai)
  • 3 Whole green chilies, cut into pieces
  • 1 pinch(es) asafetida (heeng) powder
  • 1 teaspoon(s) cooking oil

For Vadas

  • 1 cup(s) moong dal
  • 2 Whole green chilies
  • 1 pinch(es) asafetida (heeng) powder
  • 0.5 teaspoon(s) Eno's fruit salt

For Garnish

  • 2 pinch(es) roasted cumin (jeera) powder
  • 2 pinch(es) chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon(s) chopped cilantro (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon(s) salt, or as desired

Low Fat Non-Fried Moong Dahi Vadas Directions

  1. For the vadas
  2. Clean, wash and soak the moong dal for 3 to 4 hours.
  3. Drain and keep aside.
  4. Add the green chilies and blend in a mixer with very little water to make a thick batter.
  5. Add the asafetida and Eno's fruit salt and mix well.
  6. Heat a non-stick sandwich toaster and spread some of the mixture in each cavity. Close and heat. When ready, the mixture will be toasted into triangular shaped pieces.
  7. Remove the toasted pieces and soak them in warm water for 20 minutes. Thereafter, squeeze out the water and arrange the vadas on a plate.
  8. For the curd:
  9. Whisk the curds with the salt and refrigerate till required.
  10. Heat the oil and add the mustard seeds.
  11. When the seeds crackle, add the asafetida and green chilies. Add this to the whisked curds and mix well.
  12. How to finish ---
  13. Spread the seasoned curds over the vadas. Sprinkle the cumin powder, chili powder and coriander on top and serve. If you like, also add the khajur imli ki chutney.