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Masala Vada Curry Recipe

Masala Vada Curry is a popular Indian Side Dish
Author :
On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Low fat Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Steam Recipe
Difficulty :
Preparation Time :
4 hours
Servings :
Serves 4
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  • 2 cups - Channa dal
  • 2 - onions, chopped
  • 1 - tomato, diced
  • 1 tsp - ginger-garlic paste
  • 1/2 tsp - Jeera
  • 1 tbsp - Garam Masala
  • How to Make Masala Vada Curry:

    1. Soak channa dal for 3 -4 hours. Coarsely grind the dal.
    2. Add half of the chopped onions, 1 tsp garam masala and salt to taste. Mix well.
    3. Steam the vadas in idli plates for about 10-15 mins in a pressure cooker without weight.
    4. When the pressure cooker cools down, take the vadas out.
    5. Shallow-fry in a chapatti/dosa pan.
    6. In a kadai, add oil and jeera. When the jeera pops, add the remaining diced onion and fry.
    7. Add ginger garlic paste and remaining garam masala to this.
    8. Add diced tomatoes, vadas and bring to a boil. Add salt if required.
    9. Garnish with cut coriander.


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