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Masala Vada

Ruchi Shah
0 minutes
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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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.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Medium
  • Everyday
  • Tamil Nadu
  • Appetizers

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. 1 cup Chana Dal (Soaked and drained)
  2. 2-3 Green Chillies
  3. 2-3 Dry Red Chillies
  4. 1 tsp cumin Seeds
  5. 1/4 cup Fresh coriander chopped
  6. 1/4 cup Fresh mint Leaves chopped
  7. 1/2 cup Fresh coconut Grated
  8. 1/2 cup Thin Sliced onions
  9. salt as per taste
  10. 1/2 tsp hing
  11. oil for frying


  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.

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Chitra Balachander
Chitra Balachander   Nov-22-2015

Super tasty

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