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Easy Masala Vada Recipe

Easy Masala Vada is a popular Indian Starter
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On :
Monday, 10 July, 2017
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Starter Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Deep-Fry Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 2
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  • 1 cup Bengal Gram (Chana) dal
  • 1 cup onion, minced
  • 1.5 cups coriander leaves, minced
  • 4 dry Red Chillies
  • Few curry leaves, finely chopped
  • 2 to 3 tbsps Rice flour
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil to fry
  • How to Make Easy Masala Vada:

    1. Soak the dal with red chillies for 2 hours. Drain and grind to stiff, coarse paste.
    2. Add rest of the ingredients and mix well.
    3. Heat oil for deep frying. It should be just moderately hot.
    4. Take a piece of plastic sheet and grease it lightly with oil.
    5. Place about 3 tbsps of the vadai mixture on it.
    6. Flatten to a disc, about 1.5 cm thick.
    7. Transfer it carefully into the oil.
    8. Shape 3 or 4 more vadas and drop into the oil.
    9. Fry on moderate heat till the vadas are cooked and golden brown.
    10. Well made masala vada is crisp on outside and soft inside.


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