Sunday, July 15, 2012

Masala Vada

Senagapappu/Chana Dal/Bengal Gram - 2cups soaked for 3 hrs
Rice Flour - 3tbsp
Mint Leaves - 1/2 cup roughly chopped
Curry Leaves - 3-4 sprigs roughly chopped
Green Chillies - 4-5 depending on taste
Onion - 1 medium finely chopped
Salt- as per taste
Red Chilli Powder - 1tsp
Garam Masala- 1tbsp

-From the soaked dal remove 1/4th cup and keep aside.
-Drain the dal and add the green chilles and grind into paste.
-to the dal paste add the whole dal , mint leaves , curry leaves , salt , onions , red chilli powder, rice flour and the garam masala and mix well. Do not add any water.
-Heat oil in a kadai , once hot make small balls of the dal mixture and flatten them. Drop the flat disc's into hot oil and fry till brown.
-Enjoy with Tomato chutney or Tomato Ketchup. We had them with Tomato chutney.

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