Sunday, April 28, 2013

Masala Vada

It’s been a while I posted a recipe in my blog as I was busy with couple of things.  Today I am here with Masala Vada !!!

Masala Vada is a delicious crispy south indian snack which is my all time favourite. This is made using Chana dal,moong dal,  onion, green chillies, garlic, ginger, cloves.


Chana Dal – 1 cup
Moong Dal – ½ cup
Onion – 1 no chopped
Green chillies – 4 no
Garlic – 1no
Ginger – 1 inch

Cloves – 2 no
Rice flour – 2 tsp
Salt  As Required
Curry leaves – 7-10 no
Jeera – 1 tsp
Corinder leaves  and mint leaves – 2 tbsps
Oil for frying


  • Soak Chana dal and Moong dal for 4 hours
  • First grind jeera,cloves,ginger,garlic, green chillies coarsely.

  • Later drain water from channa dal, moong dal and grind coarsely by leaving one or two dals can be whole.
  • Now mix chopped onions,corinder,mint, salt, rice flour, curry leaves to above grinded coarsely mixture.
  • Heat oil in a kadai
  • Now take the above mixture of equal size balls and make uniform vadas.
  • Deep fry vadas on medium flame  in oil until golden color, flipping once in between.
  • Drain in paper towel
  • Serve with coconut chutney


  1. Different combo of dals. Perfect tea time snack.

  2. Mouth Watering snack

  3. hey Sravs!! been a while since i saw a post from you. Crispy crunchy vadas :)

  4. awesome recipe..thanks for sharing

  5. Delicious and tempting masala vadas.. I'm a new blogger... Do visit my blog..

  6. Such beautiful clicks. Amazing colour and texture
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  7. mouthwatering and healthy vada...

  8. Looks absolutely crispy and yummmm!! gr8 combo with evening tea..

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  9. Hey,it's torture...pass me the plate.. delicious ones !

  10. Glad to see u back in action dear, those crispy beauties are seriously irresistible.

  11. My fav teatime snack though I am too lazy to make such delicious crunchy goodies. Love the outcome and love the splatter of ingredients inside.

  12. OMG .. they look so tempting.. fried to perfection !

  13. these look delicious.. perfect!

  14. Tempting vada.
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  15. Crispy perfectly cooked vada....happy following u when free drop into my space

  16. Awesome presentation, looks crispy and inviting.

  17. Welcome back after the long break, love these crispy and yummy masala vadas..


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