Moong daal mangodi /vadis are smaller in size, made from moong daal and are less spicy. Vadis are easily available in market but the quality and taste of home made vadis is always best.
Ingredients of MOONG DAAL MANGODI
- 1 cup Moong Daal
- 4 Black Cardamom
- 1 tbsp Whole Peppercorns
- 2 Green Chili
- 1/2 inch Ginger
- 1/2 tsp Cumin Seeds
- 4 Cloves
- 1/2 tsp Salt
- 1/2 tsp Red Chili powder
How to Make MOONG DAAL MANGODI
Wash and soak moong daal for overnight.
Grind the soaked daal with cloves,green chilli and ginger to make thick paste.
Mix cardamom seeds and peppercorn in the paste.
Take the paste in a bowl , add asafoetida and whisk for 10 minutes.
Spread a plastic sheet in sun light.
Drop small chick pea sized drops on the sheet.
Then let them dry for 2-3 days depending on the sunlight available.
When the vadis have dried completely, store in an air tight jar.
Fry the mangodis before adding in the curry ,pulao or sabzi,don’t add raw in any preparation.