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4/05/2011

Masala Vada / Channa Dal Vada

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Ingredients:-

Channa dal-2 cup(soak in water for 3 hours)
Green chilies-8 to 9 nos(finely chopped)
Cumin seeds-2 tsp
Onions-2 nos(finely chopped)
Sod-1/2 tsp
Curry leaves-few
Salt to taste
Besan or Channa dal flour-1/2 cup
Oil for deep frying


Method:-


Wash and soak channa dal for 3 to 4 hours.And drain the water completely and keep it aside.
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 Keep a fistful of channa dal on the side.Take the remaining dal in a blender or food processor or in mortar.Grind into coarsely mixture.Don't grind to smooth.Transfer the channa dal mixture  to a bowl.
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Mix the whole channa dal to the coarsely grounded dal.
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Now add chopped onions,green chillies,cumin seeds,curry leaves,soda,salt to it and mix well.
Take a small glof ball size vada batter and flatten them with ur palms,Add besan flour if the miture in not bonding.
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Heat oil in a pan for frying.When oil is hot.


Drop gently to the hot oil and fry until they turns golden brown both side and crispy.
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Drain the excess of oil with paper towel.
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Serve hot with chutney or without chutney.....

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51 comments:

Priya's Feast

Crunchyy dal masala vada...luv the stepwise pics,divya..

Ria Mathew

This is one of my favourite tea time snack! Love it!

Rani acharyulu

Wow, Masla vada too tempting.Nice step wise pictures.

Priya Sreeram

divya- masal vadai with cutting chai is an eternal fav with me n hubby ! this looks swell !!

Smitha

I love them crunchy and crisp!...they look tempting!
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aipi

OOO, those look delicious! I can eat the whole plateful :))
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Swathi

Crispy and crunchy masala vada love to have with my tea.

Swathi

Masala vada looks crispy love to have with my tea.

Suja Sugathan

Perfect tea time snack,crunchy and yummy.

savitha ramesh

Lovely and crispy vadais.Cute step by step pictures.Just now posted ur ridge gaurd chutney.chk it out dear.

Nithya

Yummy vada.. They look so perfect and your stepwise pics will help me a lot :)

Vidhya

Scrumptious vadas.Loved it

Santosh Bangar

crispy and crunchy vada is tempting stp by step pic of recipe is very clear

Ila

yummy and tempting :) crunchy and delicious vada :)

Jaisy James

crispy and yummy my fav

Viki's Kitchen

I am flattered by these cute vadas....clearly explained! Wanna have some for my tea:)

SravsCulinaryConcepts

cruchy and crispy masala vada !! Looks so inviting !!

Reshmi Mahesh

Crispy crunchy vada....Tempting me a lot dear...

sojo

Love to have it with coffee.. loved ur detailed description. I make it with either toor dal or Peas parippu (a bigger version of toor dal)

Priya

Yumm, my fav vada,feel like munching some..

Panchpakwan

Delicious and tempting masala vadas..

Sushma Mallya

Looks delicious Divya..my fav snack with coffee:D

Sanyukta Gour(Bayes)

Truly drool worthy..yummy yum..looks so tempting...
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Now Serving

Too Yummy dear Want to grab a few and eat NOW!

sweethome

Vada looks perfect

Raina

These look so delicious. I have never had these but would love to try them. Thank you for the excellent instruction:)

Valar Siva

Vadai looks super delicious!!! Love them..

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Kitchen Flavours

Wow....simple and indulging....my all time favorite snack....

Pushpa

Delicious masal vadas.

Kurinji

Pls pass me the place Divya. Yumm.....

Raji

Crispy vadas are my favourite tea time snacks...I do add fennel seeds along with cumin seeds ..they taste super yum

Sneha Benny

This is one of my favorite snack !!! First time in your blog !!

Sneha

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Katerina

These fritters look delicious!

Aruna Manikandan

My Hubby's Favorite...
looks perfect and delicious dear..
very well illustrated :)

Hari Chandana

Wowww... Masala vada looks simply awesome and tempting.. thanks sharing dear.. lovely step by step clicks!!

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Plateful

I love the new look of your site, lovely! And those vadas are my favorite. In fact, I was craving for them just last week!

RAKS KITCHEN

Today only I made this for tea time,again you make me drool,nice recipe!

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a favourite snack; looks perfect!

jeyashrisuresh

yummy and delicious vad.nicely explained too

Sonali Pradhan

ohhh dear...I'm just drooling over these picss......vada looks just perfect !

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Padma

Looks super crunchy and mouthwatering.

Padhu

Love to have it with tea

Jay

looks divine..neat presentation dear..:)
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Madhu

Mouth watering! I LOVE all kinds of vadas :)

R

amazing step by step pics! luv the vadas, so nice and crispy!

An Open Book

certainly an awesome tea time snack...the step by step makes it so much more easier 2 follow

Fuchsia Magic:

Looks Yummmmyyyy... i want it

Mehjabeen Arif

Hey divya.. thanks for visiting my blog.

I am so happy to pass my awards to u.. pls collect them..

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Samira

vadas look perfect.... Too tempting... Love the step by step preparation on your blog... Hey thanks for your comments on my blog... God bless u..

Nithu Bala

Hi Dear, How have you been? Delicious vadas..

anu

Awesome and delicious looking Masala Vada

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