Kollu masala vada | Horsegram masala Vada

Kollu masala vadai was very crispy and tasty. I loved it very much and everyone enjoyed having the vada.

Since my MIL told that kollu is good in losing weight I was thinking to do variety of recipes using it. Mostly we will do sundal and rarely kollu chutney. But this time I tried masala vada.

I have used 1 cup Horsegram with 1/2 cup Channa dal. You can also skip Channa dal in this vada.

Variations is always welcomed by everyone. You can also add green chilly but I have used red chilly. Ginger also gives nice flavor but I skipped it.

For good result soak Horsegram and Channa dal overnight so that you will get the benefits of it.

I served this crispier vada with tomato sauce the combination was awesome. You can also serve with chutney.

Horse gram has iron, calcium and protein. It gives you lot of energy. It is good for lowering cholesterol levels. It aids in weight loss and helps those who have kidney stone problems.

Kollu masala vada
Kollu masala vada

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Kollu masala vada | Horsegram masala Vada
Instructions
  1. Soak kollu in water overnight.
  2. Along with Channa dal. For 1 cup kollu 1/3 cup Channa dal. You can also increase or decrease Channa dal.
  3. Add 3-4 red chilly.
  4. Add 1 TSP cumin seeds and 1 TSP fennel seeds.
  5. Add 3-4 garlic cloves. You can also add ginger along with cloves.
  6. Add 1 finely chopped onion.
  7. Add 1 TSP salt or as required.
  8. Grind it I mixie without water into a coarse mixture.
  9. Add curry leaves
  10. Add coriander leaves.
  11. Mix well and give a resting time for 20 minutes.
  12. Make balls out of the mixture. In a kadai heat oil.
  13. Flatten the vada balls gently into a vada shape.
  14. Put it in oil and fry till golden brown.
  15. Take care not to burn the vada. Turn sides every 30 secs. cook in medium flame.
  16. The vada has changed golden brown.
  17. Horsegram masala vada is ready to serve
  18. I served it with tomato sauce. Hmm crispy masala vada is mouthwatering... Yum
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