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Chana dal Onion vada Recipe

Chana dal Onion vada is a popular Indian Breakfast
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On :
Monday, 17 July, 2017
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Breakfast Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Shallow-Fried Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 4
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  • 2 cups - Chana dal
  • 2 small Onions (chopped finely)
  • 1-inch piece ginger, chopped finely
  • A pinch of Asafoetida
  • Oil for frying
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp - Cumin seeds
  • 2 green chillies, cut into very fine pieces
  • 1.5 tsp - Mango powder
  • 1/2 cup - Coriander leaves (chopped finely)
  • How to Make Chana dal Onion vada:

    1. Soak the dal overnight, drain, and grind it coarsely.
    2. Heat 2 tbsps of oil in a vessel and season with a pinch of asafoetida and cumin seeds.
    3. Pour the seasoning over the ground dal.
    4. Cook on a low fire till it is soft. Add the rest of the ingredients.
    5. Cool and form into vadas and deep fry.
    6. Serve with coconut chutney.


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