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Paruppu Vadai
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Paruppu Vadai | Mixed Dals Vada

Crunchy, Yummy, Flavorful Vadai - both for offering to the God as well as for Teatime Snack. A perfect no onion - no garlic snack !
Prep Time4 hrs
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time4 hrs 30 mins
Course: All Recipes, Snacks
Cuisine: Tamilnadu
Servings: 10 people
Calories: 197kcal
Author: Sowmya Venkatachalam


  • 0.75 cup Split Bengal Gram (Channa Dal / Kadalaparuppu)
  • 2 tbsp Whole Urad Dal
  • 2 tbsp Toor Dal
  • 1 tsp Raw Rice
  • Ginger 1" (inch)
  • 2 Green Chilli
  • Curry Leaves Few
  • 1 tbsp Coriander Leaves
  • 0.25 tsp Asafoetida (Asafetida / Hing)
  • Salt To Taste
  • Oil For cooking


Soak the Dal in water

  • Mix all the dals and raw rice and soak the dals in water for 3 hours. After 3 hours filter the water and keep the dal for 1 more hour to remove moisture.

Grind the Dals - Step 1

  • After an hour, Grind half quantity of dals with green chilli, ginger, salt and hing without adding water till the ginger, green chillies are ground smooth. Take this aside.

Grind the Dals - Step 2

  • Add the remaining half of dal to the mixer and just give a couple of pulse. Add this ground coarse dal with the smooth ground dal and mix well. Also add curry leaves and chopped coriander leaves and mix well

Fry the Vadas

  • Heat the oil in a kadai and once the oil is hot, take small quantity of ground dhal and and press it in the center and gently drop it in the oil and deep fry it. Once the Vadai becomes brownish color take it out in a bowl with a paper towel to dry the oil and serve hot. Repeat the step for the remaining vada batter.

Serving Time !

  • The yummy and crispy paruppu vadai are now ready for neivedhyam or for serving


Serving: 1Serving | Calories: 197kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 17g | Sodium: 300mg