Wednesday, March 19

Masal Vadai


Ingredients

Channa dal- 1 cup
red chillies- 2-3 or acc to taste
saunf- 1/2 tsp
hing- a pinch
onions- 1 chopped finely
curryleaves- a few,chopped finely
coriander leaves - a few chopped finely
oil for deep frying
salt to taste

Method

Soak channa dal in water for 2 hours. Grind dal along with red chillies, saunf , hing and salt to a very coarse paste.
Add chopped onions,curry leaves and coraiander leaves to the paste and mix well. Make small balls and flatten it with ur palm.
Heat oil and deep fry the vadais. Serve hot with or without coconut chutney.

Note:

You can use yellow split peas instead of chana dal. By using this dal the vadais turn out to be more crispy.

29 comments:

Kalai said...

Appa loves these vadais! Looks great, Prema! :)

Asha said...

I love these too, I have one in the daft, got to post when I come back. Looks yum!:))

ANJALI J. said...

hey they look delicious.. i will try it now.

Cham said...

Hum, i Love masala vadas, they looks so perfect..... Got to make it soon...

Shankari said...

yum for a rainy day illa??love em

Meera said...

Really looks yummy. using saunf for vadai is something different. Must have tasted delicious!

sandhya said...

looks delicious....

Dhivya said...

Perfect tea time snack:)))Can i grab one?

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sowmya said...

Thats a nice recipe for masal vadai...
Thanks for visiting my blog and for your sweet comments.
Your collection of sweets and cakes is just wonderful...

RAKS KITCHEN said...

Looks perfect! I usually make ulundhu vadais...Have to make these for a change!

jayasree said...

perfect looking vadais. My co-sis had given me this recipe for vadais which she has learnt from her neighbor. Your post reminds me to try that.

easycrafts said...

I can have any number of these...but we make it only during festivals

Uma said...

Can I have one of those vadas! Look lovely!

sra said...

Prema, hi, how are you? I used your watermelon punch for MBP-Mixed Drinks, see it when you have the time - it's a few posts old.

Jayashree said...

Very nice...I haven't tried adding saunf...Iam sure it adds a nice flavour to the vada.

Seema said...

I make it the same way... Love these vadai.. perfect anytime!

Vanamala said...

oh hot & tasty masala vade's..remeber my college canteen :)

Sagari said...

vadas looks golden and yummyyy ,love them

Edgar Dantas said...

hey nice blog really nice recipes i liked really good
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Suhanya said...

Hey Prema
Bumped in to u'r site whiel googling..
M very impressed..
All day to day nice recipes

All the best!!
have bookmarked u..
wil visit often..
keep up the good work!!

Bharathy said...

Masal Vadai and a hot cup of tea is my alltime fav,Prema..Looks crispy and yummy :)

BTW I came through this link

http://www.tamilnation.org/culture/cuisine/cuisine.htm

which has simple adapted a series of recipe links directly from the Tamil cuisine Portal which you maintain...Kindly check!

Sreelu said...

Prema I love these vada,never knew that you add hing to vada's

Sandeepa said...

I love these, actually had got some from the local SI restaurant yesterday :)

Edgar Dantas said...

hey nice blog i really enjoyed it really nice post on masal vadia too really i enjoyed goin through it
with regards
edgar dantas
www.gadgetworld.co.in

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Jans said...

Vadas r still one of my all time fav snacks.....havn't prepared them in a while tho...makes me tempted to get on with it aftr i saw ur post.
Nice blog too..........

Bharathy said...

Tried and came out very well Prema..will be making quite often..
easy and yummy..
would substitute peas paruppu next, as you have suggested :)

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