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Masala Vadai / South Indian Paruppu Vadai

Akum Jamir
75 minutes
Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
6 People
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ABOUT Masala Vadai / South Indian Paruppu Vadai RECIPE

The most popular spiced snacks of the South Indian made with chana dal and some simple ingredients easily available in your kitchen.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Medium
  • Everyday
  • South Indian
  • Frying
  • Snacks
  • Egg Free

Ingredients Serving: 6

  1. Channa Dal - 1 cup
  2. Sooji - 1 tbsp
  3. Onion - 1 medium chopped finely
  4. Green Chilli - 2 chopped finely
  5. Curry leaves - 2 sprigs chopped
  6. Salt to taste
  7. Oil for deep frying - 1/2 cup
  8. Fennel Seeds - 1 tblsp
  9. Garlic - 6 cloves
  10. Ginger - 1 inch


  1. Soak the channa dal and keep aside for atleast 1 hour.
  2. Coarsely grind the ginger, garlic and fennel seeds without adding water. Keep aside.
  3. Now take the channa dal and blend it coarsely. Please remember not to make it into a fine paste.
  4. Add this into a mixing bowl. Add the sooji, salt, ginger garlic fennel paste, onions, chilli and curry leaves and mix well altogether.
  5. Heat oil in a frying pan.
  6. Take small portion of the mixture and make small ball and then flatten it. Continue the same process with the remaining mixture.
  7. Drop the Vadas in batches and fry them in medium heat till golden brown.
  8. Drain and Serve as it is or with any chutney of your choice.

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Sonu Sonu
Sonu Sonu   Jan-27-2017


Tanushree Goel
Tanushree Goel   Jan-27-2017

very nice they look!

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