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Chana Dal Wada

Dal wada

Recipe by Mrs. Bhavita N Kunder of Kampala, UG

Ingredients vegetarian 4 servings

    • 1 cup chana dal (split bengal gram)
    • 2 tbsp ginger-green chilli paste
    • 2 tbsp grated coconut
    • ¼ cup chopped onions
    • 2 tbsp chopped coriander (dhania) leaves
    • ¼ tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
    • Salt to taste
    • Oil, for deep frying


    1. Soak the chana dal in enough water for 2 hours.
    2. Drain and combine the dal with onions and coconut and blend in a mixer to a coarse paste, using 1/4 cup water.
    3. Transfer in a bowl, add the green chillies, ginger paste, coriander leaves, turmeric and salt and mix well.
    4. Heat the oil in a kadhai, drop a spoonful of batter in oil and deep fry till golden and crisp from all the sides.
    5. Repeat the same to make more wadas.