Sun Dried Mung Wadi

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Sun Dried Mung Wadi


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :10 Hr 0 Min

Cook Time : 1 Min

Total Time : 10 Hr 1 Min


Serves : 5
  • 1 cup green mung dal

  • 3 teaspoon cumin seeds

  • 1/2 teaspoon asafoetida

  • 1 hot red chili or 1/2 teaspoon peppercorns

  • 1Salt as required

  • 1Pinch of turmeric powder

  • 1 inch ginger ( chopped )

  • 1 green chilli


  • Soak the green mung dal for over night.
  • Drain the dal and let it dry .
  • Grind the mung dal with red chilli, cumin seeds, green chilli or ginger with no water to a smooth paste.
  • Take it in a mixing bowl. .add asafoetida, turmeric powder and salt and mix well.
  • Take large thali or food safe plastice sheet.
  • Keep the thali on a mat in the sun.
  • Drop spoonful of the wadi mixture on the thali or plastic. shape them in small circles with the back of the spoon.
  • Dry them in the sun for 2 -3 days till they become hard
  • When one side is dried then turn the wadis and dry the other side
  • When done, store all the wadis In an air tight container .
  • Adding the wadis to any dish :: rinse the wadis In water and add them to any curry or kadhi or veggie or rice based dish. Cook them for 5 minutes. Wadi will become soft when cooked.