Toor dal - 1 cup
Onion - 1 medium
Finely chopped green chilli - 2-3 nos.
Finely chopped ginger - 1 tbsp
Red chilli powder - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves - a few ,chopped
- Soak the toor dal in water for an hour. Drain the water completely and grind it coarsely without adding water in a mixer.
- Add onion,green chilli, ginger, turmeric and red chilli powders, curry leaves, and salt to the ground dal and mix well.
- Shape the mix to make small patties.
- Heat oil in a pan. Gently drop the vada one by one and deep fry till they are golden.