How to make Masala Vada - SK Khazana -

Another version of medu vada – some masalas mixed with the batter before deep-frying

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Split black gram skinless (dhuli urad dal) (उड़द दाल धुली), Curry leaves (कड़ी पत्ते )

Cuisine : South Indian, Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Masala Vada - SK Khazana

Masala Vada - SK Khazana Recipe Card


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Prep Time : 5-6 hour

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Masala Vada - SK Khazana Recipe

  • Split black gram skinless (dhuli urad dal) soaked for 5-6 hours and drained 1 cup

  • Curry leaves chopped 8-10

  • Green chillies chopped 2-3

  • Crushed black peppercorns 1 teaspoon

  • Fresh coconut chopped 1/4 cup

  • Split Bengal gram (chana dal) soaked and drained 1 tablespoons

  • Fresh coriander leaves 2 tablespoons

  • Oil for garnish

  • Coconut chutney to serve

  • Tomato to serve


Step 1

Put split black gram into a grinder jar, add ½ cup water and grind to a fine paste. Transfer the ground mixture in a bowl. Add curry leaves, green chillies, crushed peppercorns, coconut pieces, split Bengal gram, coriander leaves and salt and mix well.

Step 2

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai. Dip your hand in water, drop small portions of the mixture into hot oil and deep-fry till golden brown and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 3

Arrange them on a serving plate and serve hot with coconut chutney and tomato chutney.

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