Masala Vada

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Dec. 13, 2007

These are the fritters made with lentils and deep fried.


Green gram 2 Cup (32 tbs) (split mung daal with husk)
Urad dal 3 Tablespoon
Ginger garlic paste 1 Teaspoon
Cumin seeds 1 Teaspoon (jeera)
Oregano seeds 1/2 Teaspoon (ajwain)
Red chilli powder 1 Teaspoon
Coriander powder 1 Teaspoon
Onion 1 , finely chopped
Green chilies 5 , finely chopped
Green onion 2 , finely chopped
Curry leaves 5 , finely chopped
Coriander 1 Tablespoon , finely chopped
Salt To Taste
Oil 2 Cup (32 tbs) (For frying)


Soak both the dals together in water for about 2to 3 hours.Drain water from the dal .

coarsely grind the daals in blender or food processer.

Add all the ingredients except oil and mix it well.

Heat oil in deep dish pan or kadhai.

make oval shape from the grinded paste and fry it till they are golden brown and cooked.

Drain excess oil of the vadas by keeping them in kitchen paper towel.

serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Very Easy
Cook Time: 13 Minutes
Ready In: 13 Minutes
Servings: 1

Nutrition Facts

Serving size Complete recipe

Calories 5796Calories from Fat 4123

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 467 g718.5%

Saturated Fat 61 g305%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 738 mg30.75%

Total Carbohydrates 316 g105.3%

Dietary Fiber 85 g340%

Sugars 38 g

Protein 115 g230%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet