Split Peas Vada

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Total Time:
4.75 hours
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

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

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  • 2 cups split peas (yellow)
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onions
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped cilantro (or) spinach leaves
  • 4 dry red chilli pepper
  • 1 tsp grated ginger
  • salt to taste
  • oil for frying

How to Make Split Peas Vada

  • Soak the yellow split peas for about 4 hours. Drain the water.
  • Keep aside about 2 tbsp of the soaked peas. Grind the rest of the peas along with the chilli pepper and ginger into a coarse consistency.
  • Now, add the chopped onions, cilantro or chopped spinach. Add the salt.
  • Add 2 tbsp of the soaked peas to the batter.
  • Keep a kadai on the stove and add 3 cups of oil. Let the oil become hot.
  • In the meanwhile, mix the vada dough thoroughly and make small equal balls.
  • Take them one by one and flatten it on your palm and deep fry them. You can fry about 10-12 at a time.
  • Turn them after a few minutes and take them out when light golden in colour.
  • Serve it hot with coconut chutney or tomato chutney or with ketchup.