Masala Vada Recipe - South Indian Snack

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Sep. 24, 2014

Masala Vada, Vadai, Paruppu Vadai whatever you call, its the same crisp and yummy South Indian Snack. A rainy day, cool breeze, piping hot tea with this vadas, Can you resist?


Chana dal 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Chopped onions 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) , roughly chopped
Ginger 1 Inch , crushed
Garlic clove 3 , crushed
Green chili 2 , crushed
Coriander 1/2 Teaspoon , chopped
Rice flour 2 Tablespoon
Salt To Taste
Fennel seeds 1 Teaspoon
Red chili powder To Taste
Red chili flakes 1 Tablespoon
Oil 2 Cup (32 tbs) (((For Deep Frying)))




1.     Soak Chana Dal/Split Bengal Gram for few hours, grind without any water into coarse.


2.     Add in all the ingredients to the dal and mix well! Wet your hands and make 16 portions out of this.

3.     Flatten the portions and slide them to moderately hot oil! Fry until golden brown!


4.     Transfer to a Kitchen towel and Serve Hot. Tasted great with chutney or sauce.


Recipe Summary

Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 20 Minutes
Servings: 8

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 151Calories from Fat 57

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 7 g10.8%

Saturated Fat %

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 157 mg6.54%

Total Carbohydrates 18 g6%

Dietary Fiber 6 g24%

Sugars 2 g

Protein 6 g12%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet