Mixed Dal Vada / Teen Dal Vada / Masala Vada with 3 Dals
Toor Dal - 50 gms
Urad Dal - 50 gms
Channa Dal - 50 gms
Red chilies - 2 medium
Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
Hing a pinch
Curry leaves few
Salt to taste
Oil for deep frying
How to make the Vada:
Wash and soak the dals for an hour.
Drain and take the dals in a mixie along with red chilies, 1/4 tsp of cumin seeds, and salt. Grind coarsly.
Transfer to a bowl, add the remaining cumin seeds, hing, curry leaves. Mix well and pat down thin discs.
Heat a kadai with oil. When it is hot, gently drop the vadas and fry on both sides.
Drain to a kitchen towel to remove excess oil.
This is best eaten while still hot.