Masala wada

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.

INGREDIENTS :

  • 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)
  • salt
  • oil for frying

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METHOD :

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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