Masala Vada Curry

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Total Time:
4 hours 45 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Low-Fat Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Steam Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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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

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