Chana Dal Vada

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Chana Dal Vada


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :2 Hr 0 Min

Cook Time : 20 Min

Total Time : 2 Hr 20 Min


Serves : 6
  • Soaked Chickpeas / Chana Dal 1 cup

  • Chopped Onions ½ cup

  • Chopped Coriander Leaves ¼ cup

  • Rice flour 2 tsp

  • Chopped Ginger 1 tsp

  • Green Chillies 2 to 3 small

  • Dry Red Chillies 2 small

  • Few Curry Leaves as required

  • Turmeric Powder / Haldi ¼ tsp

  • Cumin Seeds / Jeera ½ tsp

  • Asafetida / Hing ¼ tsp

  • Salt ½ tsp

  • Oil for deep frying as required


  • Soak 1 cup of Chickpeas (Chana Dal) for two hrs.
  • After 2hrs, strain the Chana Dal completely from Water with the help of Sieve (chalni) and keep ¼ cup of Chana Dal aside.
  • In a mixer grinder take the remaining soaked Chana Dal; add 2 to 3 small green Chillies, 1 tsp of chopped Ginger, 2 small dry Red Chillies, few Curry Leaves and grind into coarse paste.
  • In a mixing bowl, take the grinded Chana Dal paste, add ½ cup of chopped Onions, ¼ cup of Chana Dal, ¼ cup of chopped Coriander Leaves, ½ tsp of Cumin Seeds (Jeera), ¼ tsp of Asafetida (Hing), ½ tsp of Salt, ¼ tsp of Turmeric Powder (Haldi), 2 tsp of Rice Flour and mix well.
  • Then grease your hands with few drops of Oil and start making the small round ball sized and slightly flatten the Vada.
  • Similar way, make all the Vadas and keep aside.
  • Heat the Oil to deep-fry the Vadas.
  • Put the Vadas into heating Oil and fry on medium flame until golden brown.
  • Serve hot Masala Vada with hot Masala Chai.