Masala Vada

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves:2
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Deep-Fry Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup - Bengal Gram (Chana) Dal
  • 1 cup - onion, minced
  • 1/2 cup - coriander leaves, minced
  • 4 dry Red Chillies
  • few curry leaves, finely chopped
  • 2 to 3 tbsp - Rice flour
  • salt to taste
  • oil to fry

How to Make Masala Vada

  • Soak the Dal with red chillies for 2 hours. Drain and grind to stiff, coarse paste.
  • Add rest of the ingredients and mix well.
  • Heat oil for deep frying. It should be just moderately hot.
  • Take a piece of plastic sheet and grease it lightly with oil.
  • Place about 3 tbsp of the Vadai mixture on it.
  • Flatten to a disc, about 1/2 cm thick.
  • Transfer it carefully into the oil.
  • Shape 3 or 4 more Vadas and drop into the oil.
  • Fry on moderate heat till the Vadas are cooked and golden brown.
  • Well-made Masala Vada is crisp on outside and soft inside.