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Palak Parupu Vadai Recipe

Palak Parupu Vadai is a popular Indian Snack
Author :
On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Kid friendly Recipe
Course :
Snack Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Deep Fry Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 3 based on 100 votes


  • 2 cups - Channa dal
  • 3 - Shallots (finely chopped) or 1/4 - Onion
  • 1/2 cup - spinach/palak (finely chopped)
  • 2 - Green chillies (finely chopped)
  • 1 tbsp - Ginger (finely chopped)
  • 2 tsp - sombu/saunf
  • 1/4 tsp - Asafoetida
  • 5 - Curry leaves (finely chopped)
  • 2 tbsp - cilantro/coriander leaves (finely chopped)
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil
  • How to Make Palak Parupu Vadai:

    1. Soak channa dal for 2 hours. Drain the water and grind it to a coarse paste.
    2. If you like it spicy, then add red/green chillies while grinding.
    3. To the semi-ground paste, add chopped onions, palak, chillies, ginger, saunf, asafoetida, curry leaves, cilantro and salt and mix it well into a dough.
    4. Grease hand with oil, make a small ball and then flatten it with your palm.
    5. You can even place the dough on a wax paper or a kitchen towel and flatten the same.
    6. Heat oil in a pan and fry it to golden brown on a medium flame.
    7. Serve hot vadas with tomato ketchup or pudina/coriander chutney.
    8. Recipe courtesy: Food for 7 Stages of Life


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