South-Indian Masala Vada / Ambode
These crispy spiced fritters are the best to pair with a cup of ginger tea
sunflower oil / Cooking oil
Soak chana dal for 45 minutes. Take 2 tbsp out from the soaked dal. Grind the rest with garlic, green chili .Make a paste ,it should be little coarse in texture.
Add chopped onion, finely chopped dill leaves, cumin powder ,salt and turmeric powder to this mixture.Mix well. Divide the mixture into 12 to 15 equal sized ball.
Heat oil in a kadai. Take one ball and press a little in between your palm to make it flat round shape. Repeat this process with all balls.
Put them in the kadai in batches. Fry both side of a fritter at medium flame. Cook them until they are light brown. Take them out and serve hot fritters with tea.