- 1 cup Split Checkpeas ( chana dal)
- 1/2 cup Black Gram (urad dal)
- 1 cup Dill (chopped)
- 1 Onion (finely chopped)
- 2-3 Green chilies (chopped)
- 1/2 tsp Red chili powder (optional)
- 1 tsp Cumin seeds
- 1/4 tsp Termeric powder
- 1/2 cup Coriander leaves (chopped)
- Salt to taste
- Oil to deep Fry.
Soak the both the dal for 5-6 hrs. One its ready to blend, remove 1 Tbsp of dal and keep it aside.
Blend the dal , cumin seeds like coarse paste without adding too much water. In a blow remove the paste, add onion, dill , coriander, red chili powder, termeric powder, salt and mix it well. Now add the 1 tbsp whole dal, 2 tsp hot oil and mix it well.
Shape the vada as you like with little water to palms so that they will not stick. Heat the oil (not smoky hot) deep fry them at first side first then other side till golden color.
Serve with Ketchup / Tamarind chutney
Note: While frying pls note that you will fry till they get golden color other wise they will be uncooked inside.