Wednesday, 19 March 2014




  • Channa dal - 1 cup
  • Corn Flour - 2 tbsp
  • Finely chopped Onion - 1
  • Finely chopped Coriander Leaves
  • Curry Leaves - 2 springs
  • Ginger  -1 inch piece
  • Fennel seeds -  1 tsp
  • Green Chilli-  2
  • Salt  to taste
  • Oil for Deep frying

Method of Preparation

  • Soak the channa dal for 3 hours. Drain the water.
  • Keep a handful of soaked channa dal aside.
  • Make a coarse  paste of remaining channa dal, curry leaves, ginger, green chilli by adding little water.
  • Take coarse paste in a bowl and add corn flour, salt,Fennel seeds, finely chopped onions, finely chopped coriander leaves and handful of soak channa dal which kept aside. Mix everything well.
  • Heat oil in pan for frying.
  • When the oil is ready,take small portion of the vada mix and roll into a ball and gently flatten the ball.
  • Gently slide it into the oil.
  • Do not touch it till the bottom side is cooked.
  • Once done, flip them over and cook the other side.
  • Drain oil in vada in paper towel.
  • Now masala vada is ready to serve.

Enjoy with a cup of tea (or coffee).