Aloo Moongwadi Ki Subji / Potato Moongdumpling Curry

Aloo Moongwadi Ki Subji / Potato Moongdumpling Curry is a curry made with potato and sun dried dumplings. The dumplings are made with moongdal and spices. It is a very good option when the fresh vegetables are not available. It is served hot with rice, roti, bhakri or parathas. It is vegan.

Moong wadi is made by soaking moong dal and then grinding it into paste with spices. The paste is then with a help of spoon dropped on the plastic sheet. It is then allowed to sun dried for 2-3 days or till it is completely dried. The moong dal wadi/moong dal dumpling is then stored into an airtight container and can be stored for a several months. It is very good source of protein.

In olden days when in places like Rajasthan which has dessert and less of vegetation, people use to make these wadis and store for many years. They even dried some of the vegetables like guvar, sangri and used them when needed.

 

Aloo Moongwadi Ki Subji / Potato Moongdumpling Curry
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Aloo Moongwadi Ki Subji / Potato Moongdumpling Curry

Aloo Moongwadi Ki Subji / Potato Moongdumpling Curry is a curry made with potato and sudried dumplings. The dumplings are made with moongdal and spices. It is a very good option when the kitchen is out of fresh vegetables. It is served hot with rice, roti, bhakri or parathas. It is vegan.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: curry, dinner, Main Course, roz ka khana, vegan
Cuisine: Indian, Rajasthani
Keyword: curry, everydaymeal, moongdumpling, moongwadi, potato, quickandeasy, rozkakhana, vegan
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 375kcal

Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp oil 1 tbsp for roasting moongwadi and 2 tbsp for making curry
  • 1 cup moongwadi sundried moong dumplings
  • 2 tomato
  • 1 green chili
  • 1 inch ginger
  • 1 tbsp desiccated coconut
  • 1 onion ground into paste
  • 1 tsp cumin seed jeera
  • 1 tsp coriander cumin powder dhania jeera powder
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder haldi
  • 1/2 tsp red chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp garam masala
  • 2 potato washed, peeled and cut into cubes
  • 2 cup water
  • salt as per taste
  • 2 tbsp coriander leaves washed and chopped finely

Instructions

  • Heat 1 tbsp oil in a pan. Roast moong wadi /sun dried moong dumplings on medium heat.
    Aloo Moongwadi Ki Subji / Potato Moongdumpling Curry
  • Roast till golden.
    Aloo Moongwadi Ki Subji / Potato Moongdumpling Curry
  • In a pressure cooker pan, heat 2 tbsp oil. Add cumin seeds and when they crackle add asafoetida.
    Aloo Moongwadi Ki Subji / Potato Moongdumpling Curry
  • Add onion paste. Saute till it is translucent. 
    Aloo Moongwadi Ki Subji / Potato Moongdumpling Curry
  • Add tomato paste (grind tomato, green chili, ginger,desiccated coconut to a smooth paste). Saute for a minute.
    Aloo Moongwadi Ki Subji / Potato Moongdumpling Curry
  • Add turmeric, red chili powder, and coriander cumin powder. Mix well and saute for 2-3 minutes.
    Aloo Moongwadi Ki Subji / Potato Moongdumpling Curry
  • Add the chopped potatoes. Mix well.
    Aloo Moongwadi Ki Subji / Potato Moongdumpling Curry
  • Add the roasted moongwadi and mix well. 
    Aloo Moongwadi Ki Subji / Potato Moongdumpling Curry
  • Add water and garam masala.
    Aloo Moongwadi Ki Subji / Potato Moongdumpling Curry
  • Add salt and mix well.
    Aloo Moongwadi Ki Subji / Potato Moongdumpling Curry
  • Cover the pressure cooker lid and cook for 4 whistles on high heat and 1 on low heat.
    Aloo Moongwadi Ki Subji / Potato Moongdumpling Curry
  • Let the cooker cool down by itself.  Open the lid and mix the curry well.
    Aloo Moongwadi Ki Subji / Potato Moongdumpling Curry
  • Add chopped coriander leaves and mix well. The aloo moongwadi subji is ready to serve.
    Aloo Moongwadi Ki Subji / Potato Moongdumpling Curry
  • Serve the aloo moongwadi subji/potato moongdumpling curry hot with rice, roti, bhakri or parathas.
    Aloo Moongwadi Ki Subji / Potato Moongdumpling Curry

Nutrition

Calories: 375kcal | Carbohydrates: 53g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 75mg | Potassium: 1320mg | Fiber: 13g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 14.5% | Vitamin C: 39.3% | Calcium: 13.3% | Iron: 44.8%

One thought on “Aloo Moongwadi Ki Subji / Potato Moongdumpling Curry

  • December 20, 2018 at 3:48 am
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    A very good recipe. Very useful when we do not have vegetables at home.

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