Masala VadaMasala vada is most eaten amazing Indian snack or fry side indian snack recipes. Learn how to make Masala vada snack food in our quick and easy recipes section. Usually this snack recipe is prepared during evening and served along with tea.

During rainy season, i like to make it a bit spicy and have it hot. This recipe goes well with coconut chutney or even tomato chutney.



Yellow gram – 1 cup

Onion (finely chopped) – 1/2 cup

Coriander (finely chopped) – 1/2 cup

Dill leaves (finely chopped) – 1/2 cup

Green chillies (finely chopped) – 3-4

Cumin seeds – 1/2 tsp.

Oil to deep fry

Preparation of Masala Vada


  • Wash and soak dal for 3-4 hours.
  • Keep 2 tbsp. dal aside, grind the rest,coarsely.
  • Mix all other ingredients, including whole dal and add 2-3 tbsp hot oil to the mixture.
  • Heat oil, make pattie shaped rounds with moist palm.
  • Deep fry till golden brown.
  • Masala vada is ready. Serve hot