Monday, September 28, 2009
Chana dal(Split bengal gram) -1 cup
Onion -1(chopped finely)
Green chilli -3(chopped into pieces)
Cumin seeds -1 tsp
Garlic -3 cloves
Ginger -1" piece
Coriander seeds -2 tsp
Curry leaves -1 sprig
Salt as required
Oil for deep frying
1.Wash & soak the chana dal in water for 4 hours,drain the water & keep aside.
2.Take hand ful of soaked chana dal & keep aside.Grind the rest of the chana dal with cumin seeds,cinnamon,coriander seeds,ginger and garlic coarsely.
3..Add remaining chana dal,chopped onion,green chilli,chopped cilantro,curry leaves,salt to the grinded mixtureand mix well.
4.Heat oil in a pan,take lemon size ball out of the mixture and pat it lightly on ur palm(u can do the same on Ziploc or wet cloth),drop it into oil and deep fry till golden brown.
Now Masala vada is ready for serving.Serve it with chutney.Please post ur comments on this recipe.Don't throw the left over vadas,with them u can make yummy yummy masala vada curry.Iam going to post that recipe soon.