Vegetable legume vada

Vegetable legume vada is a popular Indian Snack
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Shallow Fry
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Preparation Time :
12 hours
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Serves 4
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1/2 cup - Chickpeas

1/2 cup - peas

1/2 cup - Rajma

1/2 cup - green gram (whole)/moong dal

1 - onion, finely chopped

2-3 - Garlic (crushed)

5-6 - Green chillies (to taste)

1 cup - Cauliflower finely chopped

1/2 cup - cabbage, finely chopped

1 cup - carrot, grated

1/2 cup - Coriander leaves (cilantro) leaves

1 tbsp - Mint (optional) chopped

1/2 tsp - saunf, powdered

Salt to taste

Oil to fry


  1. Soak the legumes overnight. Grind the legumes and chilli to a slightly coarse paste adding very little water (just enough to grind).
  2. Add all chopped vegetables, crushed garlic, saunf powder, salt, cilantro, mint (optional), chopped onion to the legume mixture. Mix well.
  3. Heat oil in a pan.
  4. Make small lemon sized balls out of the mixture and flatten them.
  5. Fry them in oil.
  6. Serve with sauce or mint or any type of chutney.

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