Mint vada

Total Time:
2.75 hours
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

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

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  • 1 cup - mint vada
  • Channa dal (Bengal gram dal) 1/3 cup
  • 1/3 cup - tur dal (pigeon pea)
  • A little less than a 1/4th cup - urad dal (black gram)
  • 6-8 - red chillies
  • 1 cup - mint leaves, separated from stalk
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp - asafetida
  • oil for frying

How to Make Mint vada

  • Soak the three dals together for about 2 hrs and then drain them and keep them aside.
  • Separate the mint leaves, wash them well and keep them aside.
  • Using a food processor, grind all the ingredients into a coarse paste adding little water as possible.
  • You could also use a blender to grind the dals.
  • Make sure that you can grind it adding minimal water.
  • Heat oil in a kadai and shape the ground mixture in the shape of vadai and deep fry until golden brown.
  • Drain on an absorbent paper and serve hot with chutney or ketchup.
  • Recipe courtesy: My Cooking Journey