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Masala Vadai


  • 3 cups dry chana dal
  • 1 cup onion, chopped
  • coriander, chopped
  • 2 green chilis, chopped
  • 1/4 cup coconut, grated
  • 2 tablespoons red chili powder
  • 1/2 tablespoon fenugreek
  • 2 tablespoons salt


  • Soak chana dal in water 6 hours ahead.
  • Take 1/2 cup of it separately.
  • Grind the remaining portion coarsely without adding water.
  • Mix the ground dough with the remaining soaked dal, onion, coriander, chili, coconut, fenugreek, chili powder, and salt.
  • Heat oil in pan, make patties of the dough and fry until it turns golden and crispy.


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Last modified: January 11, 2001

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