1 Cup Chana dal
1 Onion (chopped to small pieces)
4 green chillies (chopped)
Ginger- small piece
Salt to taste
Soak the chana dal for one hour. Grind three- fourth of the soaked dal to a smooth paste (thick in consistency). Add the remaining one- fourth of the saoked chana dal, chopped onions,green chillies, ginger, curry leaves (optional) and salt to the chana paste. Mix all the ingredients well.
Heat a deep frying pan with sufficient oil to fry the vadas.Take small portions of the vada batter and fry them in the oil, till they turn brown. Tranfer them to a plate with a kitchen paper.
Serve the vadas with some chutney of your choice.