खान्देशी दाल वडा | Khandeshi Dal Vada

Prep time
10 min
Cooking time
15 min
Cousine / Course
Indian Snack

Ingredients Dal vada

  • उडीद डाळ / उरड डाल / Black gram – 1 cup
  • तिखट मिरची / Thai green Chili (spicy) – 7-8
  • लसुन / लेहसुन / Garlic – 7-8 cloves
  • अदरक / Ginger – 1 inch
  • जीर / जीरा / Cumin seeds – 1 tsp
  • कोथंबीर / धनिया पत्ता / Coriander
  • मीठ / नमक / Salt – as per taste tsp
  • हळद / हल्दी / Turmeric – 1/4 tsp
  • बेकिंग सोडा / Baking Soda -1/4 tsp
  • तेल / Oil – for frying

Making Dal vada

  1. Wash and soak black gram lentil/urad dal for 5-6 hours
  2. Take mixing jar add soaked dal, green chili, garlic, ginger, cumin and grind to coarse paste, grind it without water. We need thick paste of dal
  3. Remove dal paste in mixing bowl, add salt, turmeric, baking soda and fine chopped coriander leaves, mix everything together by beating mixture with hand
  4. In deep pan heat oil for frying on medium heat
  5. Wet your palms with water, take lemon size paste make round of paste in palms, now press that round flat make hole in vada
  1. Remove vada carefully from palm and add to oil pan for frying, use little water to avoid sticking
  2. Fry on both sides until golden, Dal vada is ready !
  3. Repeat for remaining Vadas

How to serve

  1. Serve hot!
  2. Serve with Kadhi or tempered Dahi


  1. Remove all water from soaked dal before grinding for thick dal paste
  2. Grind to medium coarse paste for crispy vadas
  3. If making vada on palms is difficult, cover your palm with plastic sheet/ bag
  4. if using dal with skin, remove skin after soaking by rubbing the dal in you palms

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