Chana Dal Vada, Crispy Chana Dal Vada


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The moment a South Indian buys a cup of tea , he would also buy a plate of Chana Dal Vada to accompany it! That is how popular this tasty South Indian Chana Dal Vada is.


And not without reason. With loads of onions, coriander, green chillies and spices, this vada is a real tongue tickler. Not only that, the coarsely ground chana dal paste results in super crispy vadas that make you reach out for more... and more... till somebody whacks your hand and tells you to stop!


South Indian snacks like Bonda , Thattai , Medu vada and Urad Dal and Vegetable Appe also make delicious evening tea snacks or snacks for entertaining when served with coconut chutney.

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Chana Dal Vada, Crispy Chana Dal Vada recipe - How to make Chana Dal Vada, Crispy Chana Dal Vada

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 18 vadas (18 vada )
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Ingredients
Method
    Method
  1. Clean, wash and soak the chana dal in enough hot water for 2 hours. Drain well.
  2. Combine the soaked chana dal, dry red chillies, green chillies, cumin seeds and ¼ cup of water in a mixer and blend to a thick coarse paste.
  3. Transfer the mixture into a deep bowl, add all the remaining ingredients and mix well using your hands.
  4. Divide the mixture into 18 equal portions and roll each portion into a round flat vada.
  5. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan, deep-fry a few vadas at a time on a medium flame till they turn golden brown in colour from all the sides. Drain on an absorbent paper.
  6. Serve immediately with coconut chutney.
Accompaniments

Coconut Chutney ( Idlis and Dosas) 

Nutrient values per vada
Energy87 cal
Protein2 g
Carbohydrates6.1 g
Fiber1.6 g
Fat6.1 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A79.8 mcg
Vitamin B10 mg
Vitamin B20 mg
Vitamin B30.2 mg
Vitamin C1 mg
Folic Acid13.8 mcg
Calcium7.6 mg
Iron0.5 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium7 mg
Potassium71.1 mg
Zinc0.2 mg

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Chana Dal Vada, Crispy Chana Dal Vada
5
 on 14 Aug 18 04:22 PM


Chana Dal Vada, Crispy Chana Dal Vada
4
 on 04 Aug 18 02:03 PM


Chana Dal Vada, Crispy Chana Dal Vada
5
 on 29 Jun 18 08:24 PM


What is the substitute to onions since I am allergic to onions
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Jasmine, You can add cabbage or carrots instead of onions.
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30 Jun 18 08:54 AM
Foodie#459624    Thanks mam
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05 Jul 18 09:27 AM
Chana Dal Vada, Crispy Chana Dal Vada
5
 on 29 Jun 18 12:35 PM


Can I use chopped cabbage instead of onions to make changes dal wada?
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Jasmine, yes, you can add cabbage and make the changes. Also, you can try https://www.tarladalal.com/Cabbage-Vadas-1509r
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29 Jun 18 04:01 PM
Chana Dal Vada, Crispy Chana Dal Vada
5
 on 04 May 18 08:01 PM


great dalvada, enjoyed by family n friends, added 1 table spoon of gram flour for binding
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Surekha, Happy to know you liked the recipe and tweaked the recipe. Thanks for your feedback. Happy cooking!!
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05 May 18 09:22 AM
Chana Dal Vada, Crispy Chana Dal Vada
5
 on 04 Apr 18 02:05 AM


My vadas broke up while frying why would that be ?
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Tarla Dalal    Hi, Make sure there is not much water when you blend it, if you add more water you will not be able to deep-fry them...
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04 Apr 18 08:53 AM
Chana Dal Vada, Crispy Chana Dal Vada
5
 on 14 Feb 18 08:25 AM


Chana Dal Vada, Crispy Chana Dal Vada
5
 on 02 May 17 05:34 AM


Please can u post Karnataka sweet dish I think it''s called Kajye recipe
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Tarla Dalal    Hi, We are very sorry but we do not have the recipe for it, will surely try it out soon.
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02 May 17 08:45 AM
Chana Dal Vada, Crispy Chana Dal Vada
5
 on 14 Jan 17 08:00 PM


This receipe came out well.. everybody liked it .. thanks
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Alpana, Thank you for your kind words. Do try more and more recipes and let us know how you enjoyed them,. Happy Cooking !!
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16 Jan 17 10:07 AM
Chana Dal Vada, Crispy Chana Dal Vada
5
 on 30 Jul 16 11:02 PM


It''s awesome and less time consuming. ...very crispy....and 100 times better than those ready made vada mix..
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Snehal, Happy to know you liked the recipe and tweaked the recipe. Thanks for your feedback. Happy cooking!!
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29 Jun 18 04:03 PM
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