Spinach vada

Total Time:
4-8 hours
Serves: 3
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Deep-Fry Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 cup - chopped keerai (spinach)
  • 2 - green chillies
  • 1/2 cup - channa dal
  • 2 tbsp - tur dal
  • Oil for frying
  • 2 tbsp - urad dal
  • 1 tsp - chopped ginger
  • Asafetida, a pinch
  • Salt to taste

How to Make Spinach vada

  • Soak the dal together in water for 3 hours. After 3 hours, filter the water and keep the dal for 1 more hour.
  • After an hour, keep 3 tbsp of the dal aside and grind the remaining with salt and a pinch of asafoetida, without adding water.
  • Add the above ground mixture with the 3 tbsp of the dals in a bowl along with green chilli and ginger and keep this aside.
  • Clean the chopped spinach/keerai in water to remove sand from it.
  • Add the chopped keerai to the dal mixture and mix it well.
  • Heat the oil in a kadai and once the oil is hot, make small rounds of ground dal, press in the centre and drop into the oil to deep fry it.
  • Once the vadai becomes brownish, remove take it out in a bowl with a paper towel to absorb the oil and serve hot.
  • Recipe courtesy: http://www.subbuskitchen.com/