Masala Vada | How to make Masala Vada

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About Masala Vada

This spiced south indian fritters are very crunchy, tasty and perfect as a Tea time snack or can be included in your meal. A typical flavour and taste of Mint, Fresh Coconut and other spices will be a treat to your tastebuds.

The delicious and mouthwatering Masala Vada is a famous dish of Tamil Nadu and is very much popular in the whole worldwide. This dish is often reserved for any special occasion like parties or festivals. Masala Vada is the best option for you when you want to eat or cook something really perfect. It is an amazing dish which is liked by the people of every age group. The flavorful and saporous ingredients are the key to the amazing taste of Masala Vada. Ruchi Shah shared this Masala Vada recipe which is perfect to serve for 4 people. The step by step process with pictures will help you to know how to make the delicious Masala Vada. It is not a typical restaurant style recipe but a simple homely comforting recipe which is best to understand for the beginners. It is an easy and simple recipe that is perfect to make in a jiffy for a weekend lunch or dinner. Try this delicious Masala Vada recipe at your home and surprise your family and friends.

  • Prep Time0mins
  • Cook Time20mins
  • Serves4People

Video for key ingredients

  • Sambhar Powder

Masala Vada

Ingredients to make Masala Vada

  • 1 cup Chana Dal (Soaked and drained)
  • 2-3 Green Chillies
  • 2-3 Dry Red Chillies
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1/4 cup Fresh Coriander chopped
  • 1/4 cup Fresh Mint Leaves chopped
  • 1/2 cup Fresh Coconut Grated
  • 1/2 cup Thin Sliced Onions
  • Salt as per taste
  • 1/2 tsp Hing
  • Oil for frying

How to make Masala Vada

  1. Wash and soak chana dal for 4-5 hours. Drain the soaked chana dal nicely. In mixer jar take dal, green chillies, red chillies, cumin seeds. Grind coarsely.
  2. In mixing bowl take the ground dal. Now add coriander, mint, coconut, salt and hing. Mix nicely.
  3. Take a small portion on your palm and give shape of a vada.Fry these vadas in hot oil till golden and crispy.
  4. Serve hot with your favourite sambhar rice or chutney or tomato ketchup or a hot cup of tea or coffee.
My Tip: Add 1 tsp Soaked whole Chana dal . It will give a nice crunchy taste

Reviews for Masala Vada (1)

Chitra Balachander2 years ago
Super tasty