Masala Vadai


Channa dal  /Kadalai paruppu    -  1 cup 

 Red Chillies                                  -  2

Fennel seeds /Sombu                       -  1 tsp

Onion                                                 -  2  finely chopped

Green chillies                                    -  2 finely chopped

Curry leaves                                     -  few 

Coriander leaves                             -  few finely chopped

Salt                                                    -  to taste

Oil                                                      -  deep frying 

Method :

Soak Channa dal [kadalai paruppu] in water for 2 hours.

Drain the water completely. Keep 2 tsp of channa dal aside.

Grind 2 red chillies and fennel seeds first and then add the rest of the channa dal and grind coarsely without adding water .

Then add finely chopped onions,2 tsp which was kept separately  finely chopped green chillies, finely chopped coriander leaves and few curry leaves to the above mix.

Heat the oil . Take the mix of small lemon sized ball, flatten it with your hands and gently slip it into the oil.

Keep in medium heat and fry the vadas both sides till golden brown and crisp. Repeat the same procedure for the rest of the mix. 

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