Masala Vadai - A wonderful evening snack

I would love to have something to munch on during evening tea especially during weekends. Masala vadais with tea or coffee is an awesome combination. As I kid whenever such things were made at home I used to run up and down the house, grabbing a vadais now and then and eating it non stop. This will usually be the scene at home when we cousins are together for summer vacation. Masala vadais brings back nostalgic memories of Summer Vacation.

Ingredients :

Kadalai Paruppu / Channa Dal - 2 cups 
Onion - cut into small pieces -1 cup 
Green chilies - 1 
Ginger - 1 small piece
A bunch of curry leaves finely chopped 
A small bunch of coriander and mint leaves finely chopped
Salt to taste
Oil for deep fry


Wash and Soak the Channa Dal for about 2 hours
In a blender take the soaked Channa Dal, along with green chili , ginger and salt.
Grind it to make a coarse paste.
To this add the finely chopped onions, curry leaves, coriander and mint.
Mix together to form a coarse paste.
Make flat patties out of the paste and deep fry them
Remove the vadais on a kitchen towel and serve hot with chutney along with tea

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Unknown said...

always a fun and filling snack!...yummy one!

Lifewithspices said...

my fav ..looks yumm

Priya Suresh said...

Crispy vadas makes me drool..feel like picking some.

Srivalli said...

My fav all time!

hotpotcooking said...

yum crunchy vada

vidhas said...

Perfect snack with tea. Kids wil love this.

Harini R said...

always a winner of a snack!

Nalini's Kitchen said...

Crispy and tempting vadas...

Chef Mireille said...

looks flavorful eventhough trying to avoid deep fried foods

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