Masala vada’s are from south Indian cuisine. They are crispy from outside and soft inside. It is commonly prepared in lunch as sides, sometimes as a snacks. It tastes good with the coconut chutney.
- 2 Cups Chana Dal
- 2 Green chillies chopped
- 1 Inch ginger finely chopped
- 1 Small cup fresh coriander chopped
- 1 Small cup fresh dill leaves finely chopped
- 1 Small onion finely chopped
- Salt as per taste
- Oil to fry
- 1 Tbsp Jeera
Soak the chana dal in water overnight. Now drain all the water and put them in the jar. Also add ginger, green chilli, coriander leaves, jeera and grind it bit rough not to smooth. Now add chopped dill leaves , chopped onion, salt and mix well. Keep oil in the vessel on heater for frying. Once the oil is hot keep it for medium flame. Now take a bit of grinded paste to a size of a lemon. Press it and make a circle shape and drop it in the oil for frying. Fry it in the oil till golden brown on low flame . Repeat the same process for the rest. Server hot with coconut chutney.