Baked Chana Dal Vada Recipe
Healthy version of chana dal vada which is oven baked after grinding the ingredents and brushed with oil.
If you are a conscious eater, then this Baked Chana Dal Vada Recipe is perfect for you. You can enjoy this recipe without any guilt since it is not deep fried, and it can be prepared with a few simple ingredients. These fritters are baked in oven using minimal oil. You can make this recipe as a healthier alternative to festive fritters or you can bake them to welcome your guests on an evening too. Serve Baked Chana Dal Vada Recipe warm with Mint chutney and Khajur Imli Chutney.
If you like this recipe, try more recipes like
- 1 cup Chana dal (Bengal Gram Dal) , soaked in water for 3-4 hours
- 1/2 tablespoon Fennel seeds (Saunf)
- 1/2 tablespoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
- 2 Green Chillies
- 8 Curry leaves
- 1/2 Onion , finely chopped
- 1/4 cup Coriander (Dhania) Leaves
- 1 inch Ginger , coarsely chopped
- 3 cloves Garlic
- Salt , to taste
- 2 tablespoons Cooking oil
- 1/4 tablespoon Baking soda
How to make Baked Chana Dal Vada Recipe
To begin making Baked Chana Dal Vada Recipe, wash and soak dal for 3-4 hours. Rinse, drain and set aside.
Preheat oven at 200 degree celsius.
Take a blender or food processor, add chana dal, fennel seeds, cumin seeds, green chillies, curry leaves, fresh coriander, ginger and garlic cloves ,salt to taste; grind it to coarse mixture. Add some water only if required.
Now transfer mixture in a mmixing bowl, add chopped onion and baking powder.
Apply some oil on palms and start shaping the mixture into 2-3 inch size flat discs and place it on a baking tray lined with parchment paper.
Bake for 18-20 mins or till the vadas turn to golden brown in colour.
A Sales & Marketing professional by the day and a masterchef by the night, Pooja has been able to give creative edge to various Indian and western recipes. To satisfy her culinary traveling and cooking learning needs, Pooja has traveled across the country from vibrant cities to remote villages and learn the taste of real India. This has enabled her to bring the authentic taste & flavor of india on to the plate but with a modern twist.