How to make Baked Moong Sprout Wadas -

Nutritious wadas made of mixed dals and moong sprouts baked to perfection.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Split green gram, Moong sprouts (अंकुरित मूंग )

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

For more recipes related to Baked Moong Sprout Wadas checkout Kanji Bada, Moong Dal Chilla, Dal Puri, Mangodi Palak Wade . You can also find more Snacks and Starters recipes like Nutri Sandwich Kabab Nadir Shahi Chilli Garlic Shrimps Moongdal ke Pakode

Baked Moong Sprout Wadas

Baked Moong Sprout Wadas Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 8-10 hour

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Baked Moong Sprout Wadas Recipe

  • Split green gram 1 1/2 cups

  • Moong sprouts 2 tablespoons

  • Moong sprouts blanched 1/2 cup

  • Green chillies chopped 2-3

  • Ginger chopped 1 inch piece

  • Salt to taste

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Garam masala powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Baking powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Oil for greasing

  • Yogurt whisked and salted 2 cups

  • Green chutney 1/2 cup

  • Sweet tamarind chutney 1/2 cup

  • Fresh coriander leaves 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Mix moong dal and urad dal. Clean, wash and soak in three cups of water for two hours. Drain and set aside.

Step 2

Grind the soaked dals along with blanched sprouts, green chillies and half of the ginger to a coarse thick paste using very little water.

Step 3

Transfer into a large bowl. Mix well and set aside to ferment for six to eight hours. Add salt, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, garam masala and baking powder. Mix well. Stir in remaining chopped ginger.

Step 4

Grease a Microwave plate. Place spoonfuls of wada mixture on the plate. Cook on Microwave HIGH (100 %) for one and a half to two minutes.

Step 5

To serve: Cover wadas with salted yogurt and drizzle with coriander chutney and sweet tamarind chutney.

Step 6

Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.

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