|Preparation time||30 minutes plus soaking time|
|Serving Size||1 vada|
|Calories Per Serving||Approximately 45 per serving|
1 cup chana dal(soak for 4 hours)
2 bunches dill leaves,
1/2 cup diced onions
1 tablespoon rice flour
3 green chilies
salt to taste
pinch of hing
Oil for deep frying
1.Pulse the dill leaves to a coarse texture in a food processor
2.Drain chana dal, Keep 1/4 aside and coarsely grind with the green chilies into the dill leaves ,do not add any water.
3.Transfer to a bowl,add the remaining soaked chana dal, rice flour, onion, hing and salt to taste.
4.Make small balls and flatten them and fry in hot oil until golden brown.
You can also substitute dill leaves with cilantro, mint etc.
Make sure the vadas get cooked inside, too high heat can cause browning outside and not cooked inside.