Steamed Masala Vada
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Author rlsanjay.singh Yield No Value
Published Aug 6, 2013 Cooking Time 20 Minutes
Recipe Type Appetizers Preparation Time 40 Minutes
Ingredient Dall Standing Time 20 Minutes
Description: Steamed Masala vada/ Tadka Pakoda is a healthier version of a deep fried masala vada/ fritter. Soaked split chana dal along with red chillies, ginger, onion, curry leaves, and peppercorns blended together gives an exceptional taste and flavour. The steamed vada are lightly sauté in a sizzling tadka to give that
extra zest and bliss to the dish.

Recipe of Steamed Masala Vada

Ingredient Name Quantity Unit
Cooking Soda(optional) Teaspoons
Peppercorns 1/4 Teaspoons
Curry Leaves 1 Springs
Ginger, Finely Chopped 1 Teaspoons
Onions, Finely Chopped 1/4 Cup
Channa Dal 1 1/2 Cup
Ghee 1 Tablespoons
Lemon Juice 1/2 Numbers
Salt as To Taste

Directions

  1. For Tadka: Ghee - 1 tbsp Mustard seeds - 1 tsp Curry leaves - few Haldi - ½ tsp Hing (asafoetida) - a pinch Freshly grated coconut - 3 tbsp Salt - little Lime juice - 1 tbsp Sugar - 1 tsp Method: Wash and soak the channa dal in water for 3 to 4 hours. Drain the water and keep aside.
  2.  In the mixie jar, add red chillies, onions, ginger, curry leaves, peppercorns, salt, channa dal and a pinch cooking soda and grind to a coarse paste.
  3.  Remove the mixture into a bowl and add little ghee and lime juice and mix well.

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Steamed Masala vada/ Tadka Pakoda is a healthier version of a deep fried masala vada/ fritter. Soaked split chana dal along with red chillies, ginger, onion, curry leaves, and peppercorns blended together gives an exceptional taste and flavour. The steamed vada are lightly sauté in a sizzling tadka to give that extra zest and bliss to the dish.
Posted Aug 6, 2013

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Mar 20, 2014
Nice recipe chef am going to try this
But a small doubt
I heard that adding lemon while cooking any thing gives bitter taste to that dish so have to add lemon after turnin of the flame is that true ?

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