Masala Vada
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Author vahchef Yield No Value
Published Mar 15, 2009 Cooking Time 1 hour
Recipe Type Appetizers Preparation Time 30 min
Ingredient Dall Standing Time 1 hour
Description: crispy lentil dumpling
Masala Vada is a savory fritter prepared with Chana dal (gram dal) and few spices. They are deep fried and served hot

Recipe of Masala Vada

Ingredient Name Quantity Unit
Besan , Channadal Flour
Oil 1 To Fry
Salt 1 To Taste
Red Chilli Whole 4 Numbers
Jeera 1 Teaspoons
Cinnamon Sticks 3 Piece
Curry Leaves 4 Leaf
Gr Chilli 1 Numbers
Onion Fine Chopped 1 Small
Channadal 200 Grams


   soak channa dal , blend cinnamom,red chilli and cumin and add channa dal and coarsly blend as shownadd rest of the ingredients ,a dd besan if the mixture is not bonding make into flat dumplings and deef fry in medium heat till golden color and crispy
Posted Mar 15, 2009

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Aug 28, 2014
it is called Dal Vada or Parupa Vada.

You can add potato as a binder..

Sudha Feb 24, 2010
Hi Sanjay.. your website VAHREHVAH is awesome.. it's helping me a lot and I love this site.. and you explain each and everything very clearly.. thanks for service..

Prachi Aug 11, 2009
tried your masala vadais among all the other fabulous dishes that you have posted....they were so tasty Sanjay...god bless you. as a new immigrant in Canada we cant really go to hotels and stuff for outside food,...but cause of you we dont need to...your recipes are too good...i have tried most of them...the Dal makhani,tandoori chicken,.fried rice,kung pao chicken,gen tsaos chicken.....thank you fvrom your little sis in Canada...Prachi.

chelvi Apr 30, 2009
excellent cooking I will try with the cinamon. But my mum grind crushed fresh garlic + (large jerra called fennel seeds) sombu + dried red chillies together as masala it gives unique taste.

Michelle Apr 21, 2009
Hello Sanjay, I'm from Australia. I just made Masala Vada and they came out perfect, very delicious and very cripsy. Your recipes are spot on! My son loved them as well. Thank you.

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