Dhal vada also known as parupu vada is a popular South Indian snack. It will be crispy outside and soft inside.We need to soak the dhal for 3 hrs so that we can grind the dhal without water.keep 1 tbsp. dhal without grinding
Channa dhal:1/2 cup
Toor dhal :1/2 cup
Dry chillies:3 or4
Onion:1 or 2 finely chopped
Salt as needed
OIl for frying
- To the coarsely grinded batter add dhal, chopped onions,curry leaves coriander leaves and salt.Add 1 tsp of hot oil to it.
- Make balls . Take one ball iand gently flatten it on the hands.Gather the edges to smoothen it.The more flatter the more crispier it will be.
- Heat oil and fry vadas by turning both sidestill golden color.
Some use shallots for this kind of vada.
Can use vada parupu alone.too.
For masala vada can add ginger and fennel seeds too.
Do not cover the vadas while it is hot it makes it soft and soggy.
make small balls and fry it will be crispy pakoras