Carrot Masala Vada


 1 cup chana dal, soak in water 2 hrs, drain

1/2 cup grated carrot

1 large finely chopped onion

3-4 green chillis finely chopped

2″ ginger finely minced

2 cloves garlic

1 tbsp finely chopped coriander leaves

1 tbsp finely chopped mint leaves

8-10 curry leaves, finely chopped

1/4 tsp cumin pwd

pinch of garam masala pwd

salt to taste

oil for deep frying


Grind the soaked and drained chana dal (leave aside a fistful of soaked dal), ginger, garlic and green chillis to a coarse paste. Add the remaining chana dal, chopped onions, grated carrot, mint leaves, curry leaves coriander leaves, cumin pwd, garam masala pwd and salt and mix well.

Take some of this mixture to form a lemon sized ball. Flatten it on your palm to make a patti shape. Prepare patties with the rest of the mixture.

Heat oil for deep frying in a heavy bottomed vessel. Once its hot, reduce flame to medium and place these patties in the oil and fry them to a golden brown color.

Serve hot with tomato sauce or any chutney of your choice.

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