Masal vadai/ Paruppu vadai

Written by: 7aumsuvai

Crispy masal vadai or paruppu vadai is a famous south Indian snack prepared during special occasions. Masal vadai /paruppu vadai is made with bengal gram and spices. It is an excellent evening snack.

Masal vadai


      • 1 cup – Bengal gram (kadalai paruppu/chana dhal)
      • 1 no – Onion (chopped finely)
      • 2 or 3 nos – Green chili (as per taste)
      • 1 tsp – Ginger (crushed)
      • 1 tsp – Garlic (crushed)
      • 1/2 tsp – Fennel seeds
      • 1 tsp – Cumin seeds
      • 2 pinches – Asafoetida
      • 4 or 5 nos – Curry leaves (chopped finely)
      • Salt as per taste
      • Oil for deep frying

Masal vadai process

Masal vadai

Preparation method:

  1. Wash and soak bengal gram for at least 2 hours. Drain water completely and coarsely grind it along with cumin seeds, fennel seeds and required salt.
  2. Take a wide bowl, add ground items,onion, green chilies,ginger garlic, asafoetida, curry leaves and mix everything well to form a thick dough.
  3. Heat oil in a pan, make small balls out of the dough and press it in the center. Deep fry in the oil until golden brown.
  4. Serve hot with any chutney.

Masal vadai

1 comment:

  1. Hello! we had this at home today and now seeing this post :) good sync


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