Masoor Dhal Vada

 Masoor Dhal Vada

Making some crispy snacks to enjoy rainy days is a monsoon ritual. Since its around the corner, we bring to you a unique Masoor Dal Vada recipe that you can make with just a handful of ingredients. Masoor Dal is usually not liked by many people, so this recipe is a tasty way to utilise this dal. Be it kids or adults, everyone will love this recipe for sure.

 In this recipe, we have used sliced onions to make vadas which complements the flavours of the vada in the tastiest way possible. Masoor Dal Vadas makes a wholesome snack when paired with mint chutney and a piping hot cut of chai. Pakoras, Bread Pakoras, Bhajias are staple monsoon snacks, but if you wish to try something new this rainy season.


  • 1 cup masoor dal
  • 2 green chilli
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 sliced onion
  • 4 tablespoon mustard oil
  • 4 garlic
  • 1 inch ginger
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder
  • salt as required
  • 2 tablespoon coriander leaves


Soak Masoor dhal for an hour after washing it for 3 times thoroughly. Drain the water and add masoor dal to a blender. Add garlic cloves, ginger, green chillies along with a little bit of water. Blend well to make a thick and smooth dal paste. Chop onions into thin slices. Take out the dal paste into a bowl. Add salt, black pepper powder, cumin powder, chopped coriander leaves and mix well. Also mix in sliced onions. Heat mustard oil and scoop and spoonful of dhal and put in oil and gently press it down. The vada should still retain its circular shape. Shallow fry all the vadas from both sides until golden brown in colour and crispy in texture. Pair up the vadas with mint chutney and serve hot.


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