Dal Vada (Masala Vada)

Dal Vada (Masala Vada)




3 hr


25 min


Bengal Gram (Chana Dal) 1 Cup
Onion 1 Medium Size
Green Chillies 2
Ginger 1/2 Inch
Coriander Leaves 1 Tablespoon
Curry Leaves 2 Springs
Cumin Seeds Pinch Of
Salt As Per Taste
Oil For Frying Dal Vadas
Dal Vadas

Dal Vadas

Dal Vadas also called as masala vadas are made with bengal gram (chana dal). This is one of popular South Indian snack. You will find these dal vadas mostly on dosa stalls in Mumbai. These vadas are very tasty golden brown from outside and soft from inside.

How To Make Dal Vada / Masala Dal Vada:

  • Soak 1 cup bengal gram for 2-3 hrs.
  • Wash and rinse soaked chana dal (bengal gram) properly.
  • Grind chana dal into coarse paste without water.
  • Now put the grinded chana dal mixture in a vessel.
  • Add 1 medium size chopped onion into it.
  • Put 1 tablespoon chopped coriander leaves.
  • Add green chillies and ginger paste to the chana dal mixture.
  • Put 2 springs of curry leaves and pinch of cumin seeds.
  • Add salt as per taste and mix everything together.
  • Now apply oil to your hands and divide dal mixture to equal portions.
  • Make round balls of dal mixture and slightly press with help of your thumb and shape them into flatten discs. Keep aside in a plate.
  • Heat oil for frying dal vadas.
  • Once oil is hot enough slowly put chana dal vadas one by one in oil.
  • Fry dal vadas from both the sides on medium flame till crisp and golden brown.
  • Remove masala vadas and keep aside in plate.
  • Serve dal vadas hot with your favorite chutney.
Masala Vadas

Masala Vadas

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