Channa Dal Vada

A very popular recipe

Channa Dal Vada

A very popular recipe

Category : Snacks, Pure-Vegetarian

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By Mala Shenoy

Published On: 14 Jun 2014

Rating: 3
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20 Minutes
Served : 4
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Ingredients

  • Bengal Gram / channa dal : 2 cups
    Green chilies finely chopped : 6 – 7 nos
    Curry leaves : 10 – 15 leaves
    Freshly coriander leaves chopped : few
    Turmeric powder : ½ tsp
    Coconut cut in small pieces : 2 tsp
    Salt oil : for frying

Directions (Click image to enlarge it)

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Step 1 Channa Dal Vada Recipe

Step 1

Soak the bengal gram in water for 3 hours.

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Step 2 Channa Dal Vada Recipe

Step 2

In a food processor grind 1½ cups of bengal gram to a smooth paste (adding very little or no water).

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Step 3 Channa Dal Vada Recipe

Step 3

Add the remaining bengal gram and grind it into a coarse paste.

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Step 4 Channa Dal Vada Recipe

Step 4

Add the green chillies, curry leaves, coconut pieces, turmeric powder and salt and mix well.

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Step 5 Channa Dal Vada Recipe

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Step 7 Channa Dal Vada Recipe

Step 7

Form the Bengal gram paste into round vadas.

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Step 8 Channa Dal Vada Recipe

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Step 9

Heat oil in a pan and deep fry.

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Step 10 Channa Dal Vada Recipe

Step 10

Fry the vadas on a low flame so that the vadas get cooked inside. If the oil is too hot the vada will burn on the outside without cooking it inside.

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Step 11 Channa Dal Vada Recipe

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To make the vadas crisp you can also double fry them. This way the inside will be well cooked and the outside will not be burnt. The vadas will also be more crisp.

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Serve hot with chutney.

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