Masala Vada recipe| how to make Masala Vada | South Indian Masala Vada

A popular Masala vada recipe tea time snack and a street food made using skinned split bengal gram i.e chana dal. Masala vada is a very popular snack of South India.It is made with bengal gram dal and some spices. It can be had as a snack .

Masala vada recipe

Masala Vada

Making time: 20 minutes (excluding soaking time)

Makes: 15 vadas (approx.)

Shel flife: Best fresh

Masala Vada Ingredients

  • 1 cup yellow gram (chana) dal
  • 1/2 cup onion finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup coriander finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup dill leaves finely chopped
  • 3-4 green chilies finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp. cumin seeds
  • oil o deep fry

Masala Vada Method

Wash and soak dal for 3-4 hours. Keep 2 tbsp. dal aside, grind the rest, coarsely. Mix all other ingredients, including whole dal. Add 2-3 tbsp. hot oil to the mixture. Heat oil, make patties shaped rounds with moist palm. Let carefully into the hot oil. Fry first one side then the other till golden brown.

Serve hot with green chutney, tamarind chutney, or ketchup




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