Dal Vada (chickpea Paties)

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READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by Nisha

My mommy makes it for the wet monsoon evenings...great with a cup of hot "elaichi chai"

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. drain the soaked chanas and spread them on a cloth or paper to drain of the excess water.
  2. grind coarsely in grinder (there should be whole chanas here and there).
  3. add in all the other ingredients.
  4. mix well with a spoon (dont try to make a dough out of it).
  5. make medium sized, tweleve to fifteen balls of the mix.
  6. heat oil in a wok or kadahi.
  7. keep the heat on a medium flame.
  8. take each ball and keep it in the centre of your palm and press it down with the other, exerting pressure towards the outer end of stuff.
  9. give it a convex look from above and below.
  10. fry them till golden brown.
  11. serve hot with tea and fried green chillies!

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