Chana dal and puffed rice vada

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Deep-Fry Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 150g - puffed rice
  • 250g - chana dal (soaked for 4 hours)
  • 3 green chillies, cut into small pieces
  • 1 tsp - chopped ginger
  • Salt
  • 1 tbsp - chopped coriander leaves
  • 1/2 tbsp - chopped curry leaves
  • 2 medium onions, cut into small pieces
  • 2 pinches of aniseed
  • 2 tbsp - rice flour
  • Oil to deep fry

How to Make Chana dal and puffed rice vada

  • Wash puffed rice thoroughly (to remove any fine sand particles) and squeeze dry; keep aside.
  • Drain dal and make a coarse paste with a little water.
  • Mix all the ingredients (except oil) thoroughly and prepare a tight paste.
  • Make 1/2-inch thick vadas and fry in oil on medium heat to a nice golden colour.
  • Remove onto a paper towel to absorb excess oil, if any (usually this vada does not absorb oil).
  • Serve as a teatime snack.