24 February, 2014

Baked Masal Vadai

Onion- 1 medium
Cilantro - some chopped
Curry Leaves -5 leaves chopped
Green Chilly- 1 chopped
To Grind:
Chana Dal - 1 cup
Fennel - 1teaspoon
Red chilly-3 nos
Garlic- 2 nos
Ginger - small piece

Preheat the oven at 400f.Cover the tray with aluminum foil or butter paper ,in which you bake.
Soak Chana dal for 3 -4 hours ,drain all water. Put all together in mixer and grind it coursly. Do not add water.
Transfer the dal mixture in bowl/plate. Add  Onion to salt from above list. Mix it well in hands.
Take small amount of mixture ,make it flat in between palm.
Arrange it in the tray.Top some cilantro leaves(Optional).  Drizzle it with half teaspoon of oil on each Vadai.
Keep it in oven ,bake it for 15 mins. After then, flip the vadais, drizzle some more oil and bake it for 15 mins.
Once you feel all the Vadais turn crisp, take it out.
Enjoy with cup of tea.

Linking this Recipe to Spicy treats sangeetha's event,Love2Bake


  1. Nice n healthy since we use less oil... But do we need to flatten the vadai more???

  2. Such an guilt free and delicious masala vadai :) looks yummy and my fav :)

  3. wow..super crispy and yummy masal vadai, love this guilt free baked vadas...good one Prabha :)

  4. wow...great idea...a must try recipe...


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