Masala wada made of bengal gram is a popular dish of South India. It is made during religious festivals and is an all time favourite of one and all.It is known as “ambode” in kannada.
- bengal gram 1cup
- rice flour 1 tsp
- green chillies 4
- cumin seeds 1/4 tsp
- ginger 1/2 inch
- coriander leaves finely cut
- curry leaves ( cut with hands)
- oil for frying
Soak bengal gram for one hour. Grind coarsely along with green chillies,cumin and ginger. Add salt, coriander leaves and curry leaves. Mix well. Heat oil in a kadai. Make small wadas between palm and slowly let them in the oil. Fry until golden in colour. Serve hot .
handy hint : Add little water while grinding the dal. Use the soaked water to grind it. Wadas made thin are crisper while those made slightly thick turn to be soft.
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