Crispy Vada and Chutney

Crispy Vada and Chutney
Crispy Vada and Chutney


  • 2 cups Black Gram Lentils, Split and skinned – Urad Dal
  • 2 cups rice
  • 1 cup Chickpeas, split –Chana Dal
  • 1 cup Lentils, yellow petite – Mung Dal
  • 10 chopped green chillis
  • 2 tsp chopped ginger
  • 12 curry leaves (Kadi patta)
  • Salt to taste stvu
  • 2 tbsp Jeera powder
  • Oil to fry

Direction for crispy vada:

  1. Soak all dal for 4-5 hours.
    Drain and grind dal with 1-4 tbsp. of water at a low speed for 45 seconds.
  2. Stir the mixture in between grinding the paste.
  3. Add remaining ingredients and mix well.
  4. To make the vadas. Make sure you have wet hands.
  5. Take a spoonful of the mixture. Shape into rounds and make a hole in the centre.
  6. Slip from the side of the pot into hot oil and fry until golden brown.
  7. Serve with coconut chutney.

For chutney:

  • 1 cup fresh or desiccated coconut
  • 1 cup fresh mint leaves
  • Roasted 1 to 2 green chili
  • Roasted 3 garlic cloves
  • Roasted 2 tbsp. Peanut (moongfalli/ shengdana)
  • Salt to taste

# Temparing:

  • ½ jeera (cumin seeds)
  • ½ rai (mustard seeds)
  • Pinch of hing (asafetida)
  • Green chilli  3 to 4
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • Curry leaves (kadi patta) 5 to 6


  1. Coconut, peanut, garlic, salt, green chilli,mint grind together with the help of water and make a paste of it.
  2. Meanwhile, in a pan add oil jeera, rai, when it gets popped add kadi patta, hing, curry leaves and green chilli.
  3. Now in this temparing add chutni paste and add little water and take a boil and serve it with vada.




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