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Masala Vada Recipe

(Indian Snack Recipe)


masala vada

Masala vada ingredients:

  • 2 cups chana dhal
  • 2 green chillies (finely chopped)
  • 1" ginger piece
  • 1/2 tsp fennel seeds
  • 3 red chillies or to taste
  • 2 tsp coriander seeds
  • 1 onion (finely chopped)
  • few curry leaves (roughly chopped)
  • few coriander leaves(roughly chopped)
  • salt to taste
  • oil for frying

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Masala Vada Recipe:

  • Clean, wash and soak the dhal for 2-4 hrs.
  • Grind the dhal with red chillies, coriander seeds, fennel seeds, ginger and salt.
  • Grind coarsely without adding any water.
  • Add onions, coriander leaves, curry leaves and adjust salt.
  • Heat a deep pan with oil.
  • Taka a lemon size dhal mixture and flatten it with your palms.
  • Slowly drop the flattened chana dhal mixture into oil and deep fry untill it turns into golden brown colour.
  • Drain excess oil and serve warm.
  • Serve with tomato sauce or ketchup.

prep time: 2-4 hrs

cooking time: 10-15mins

serves: not applicable


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