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Fried val dal Recipe

Fried val dal is a popular Indian Snack
Author :
On :
Tuesday, 9 August, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Snack Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
No Bake Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 6
Rated 3 based on 100 votes


  • 400g - val dal soaked overnight and inner dal pressed out with index finger and thumb)
  • Salt
  • 1.5 tsp - Red Chilli powder
  • 2 pinches - baking soda
  • 6 Cloves of peeled garlic, crushed and mixed with chilli powder
  • Oil to fry
  • How to Make Fried val dal:

    1. Spread the dal over a clean cloth to remove any moisture (for a few min).
    2. Rub dal gently with 2 pinches of baking soda.
    3. Heat oil and deep fry in batches till crisp and light golden yellow in colour.
    4. Collect the dal in a wide bowl and sprinkle a mixture of chilli powder, salt and garlic and toss the contents thoroughly so that the masala nicely coats the fried dal.
    5. This dal tastes great and can be served with tea as evening snack.
    6. You can just add handful of dal to chats to make them crunchier.


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