Monday, October 08, 2012

Masala Vada / Crispy Masal Vadai Recipe

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Hi Everyone, 
Today’s post is  Masala  Vada   hot  favorite !!   This delicious & crispy vadas are one of the most popular & tempting deep fried snack of South India. It is prepared on festival days and special occasions. 
The secret of a crunchy and yummy masala vada is the flavor of the cinnamon and finely chopped onions added to it.
It makes a delicious combo when served with any chutneys or dips...!!
I love to have with my piping hot cuppa  coffee...:)
Try this tempting recipe, sure you’ll love it..:)
Ingredients:
·         Chana dal                 - 1 ½  cups
·         Cinnamon                 - 2 to 3 sticks
·         Red chilly                 - 1 or 2
·         Cumin seeds            - ½ tsp
·         Saunf                       - ½ tsp
·         Curry & coriander leaves  -  2 tbsp
·         Green chilly chopped     - 1 tsp
·         Onion                        - 1
·         Besan flour               -  1 tsp
·         Oil to fry
·         Salt to taste
Method:
1.       Wash and soak chana dal for atleast 4 hours.
2.       Drain the water completely and set aside the dry chana dal.
3.       In a mixer, add cinnamon, red chilly, saunf and cumin seeds.
 Grind it to coarse pwd.
Now add chana dal to the mixer.
4.       Grind it to coarse batter.

5.       Add chopped coriander, curry leaves, green chilly & onion slices.
6.       Add besan flour, salt and combine well just sprinkling a tsp or two of water.
7.       Keep the mixture aside for 5 minutes.
8.       Heat oil in a kadai / frypan.
9.       Now take a small lemon sized ball out of it.
10.    Pat it flat to vada shape.
11.    Drop them gently into hot oil.
12.    Deep fry them till it turns golden brown and crisp all around.

13.    Remove and keep aside in kitchen towel to remove excess oil.
14.    Crispy & tasty  Masa l Vadai  ready to munch with eve  cuppa  coffee  or  chai..!


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63 comments:

  1. My childhood snack item but never used to have it :) mom always prepare this

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  2. Perfect with tea,crispy and delicious.

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  3. Now, I'm having tea. I wish I could get those right now. :)

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  4. Having my tea now, feel like grabbing those, they look so nice & crispy, perfect color too
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  5. woah! drool drool! what a lovely picture!

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  6. looks wonderful delicious to snack

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  7. Tempting vadas..v use toor dal to make them...

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  8. Wow the vadas look so crunchy, delicious and awesome. Hot vadas and chai is a great combination.

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  9. perfectly shaped crispy vadai for munching Jay:)

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  10. All time favorite snack, made this on Saturday. Never had cinnamon flavored though.

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  11. All time favorite snack, made this on Saturday. Never had cinnamon flavored though.

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  12. Looks so tempting...... Perfect color and shape.

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  13. Mouthwatering crispy masala vada, wonderfully made Jay.

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  14. looks yummy...love your method jay...

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  15. Crispy and yummy vadas. Nice flavors.

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  16. oh my favourite!! thanks for sharing the recipe!!! Must do this!!

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  17. Crispy and tempting vadas...

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  18. all time favorite vadai...

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  19. wow Jay..

    Love masala vadas...with a cuppa chai....hmmmm...yummy...:)

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  20. wow Jay..

    Love masala vadas...with a cuppa chai....hmmmm...yummy...:)

    Dr.Sameena@

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  21. wow Jay..

    Love masala vadas...with a cuppa chai....hmmmm...yummy...:)

    Dr.Sameena@

    http://myeasytocookrecipes.blogspot.in/

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  22. Love these & it's my favorite! It's been ages I've not had vadas! YUM! :)

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  23. The vada looks so delicious. I don't generally add the besan maybe should try it next time.
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  24. Very tempting indeed , Jay ! The color of this tasty snack looks gorgeous !

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  25. I can feel the crunch just by looking at your clicks :)

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  26. looks crunchy and delicious..

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  27. My family's all time favorite vada... Love it...
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  29. yummy!!! delicious and perfect with tea or coffee!!
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  30. Im quenching 4 it, crispy n yum

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  31. Just the thing to go with chai.

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  32. My fav vadai,looks crispy...

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  33. This post really makes me feel like grabbing those beautiful vada's out of the screen ...nice clicks and recipe

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  34. would like a hot plateful right now! makes me hungry!

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  35. Thank you friends..your comments and thoughts are my source of inspiration..;)
    have a great time..!

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  36. Delicious and crispy, yummy masala vada Jaya

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  37. hmmmm, they look so crispy and delicious. I love the step by step instructions and photos. Thank you for sharing.

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  38. This combination is to die for jay. Vada is incredible n like to grab some.

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  39. it's raining outside, i can have this with cup of hot tea.
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  40. I have never had one, but they really look delicious.

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  41. yummy vadas a perfect tea time snack love this......

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  42. Gorgeous! Mmm , love that decadent flavour

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  43. Crispy & perfect vadas!!!
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  44. OMG! I love and love and love vadai!

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  45. TQ friends for the lovely feedback..!
    your opinions are the windows to your heartfelt views...
    keep them coming..;)

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  46. hey this is one of my favorite snacks..love this one especially with nice ginger tea. Superb clicks too.

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  47. Hi Jay, your vadai look delicious and very well done. I love vadai and like to bite together with green chilli.

    Have a nice week ahead, regards.

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  48. Hello Jay ... You have a such a nice blog. Nice collection.. Thanks for visiting my space.Vada is looking very crispy and tasty. Thanks for sharing.

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  49. This is an interesting recipe that I've never seen before ... always love learning new things on your blog, Jay :-)

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  50. Feel like munching some, my fav anytime.

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  51. Cinnamon and onions--interesting combination, Jay. Anyways, it sounds really yummy 'cause I love anything crunchy.

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  52. wow delicious vadai dear,luks too gud...

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  53. Hi there...u mean grind the dhal in the small mixer?

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