Mixed Dal Vada / Kootu Vada


1 cup chana dal / kadalaparippu
1/2 cup toor dal / thuvaraparippu
1/2 cup urad dal / uzhunnu parippu
2 tbsp green chillies, finely chopped
2 tbsp ginger, finely chopped
3 tbsp coriander leaves, chopped
1 sprig curry leaves, chopped
1/4 tsp asafoetida/ kaayam
1/4 tsp fennel seeds
1/2 tsp crushed pepper
salt to taste
oil for frying


  1. Wash and soak the chana dal, toor dal and urad dal in water for 1 hour.
  2. Drain the water and grind it all together into a coarse paste without adding water.
  3. Transfer to a bowl and add chopped ginger, green chillies, curry leaves, coriander leaves, asafoetida, fennel seeds, crushed pepper and salt and mix well with your hand.
  4. Make small balls out of the mixture and flatten them with your palms like parippuvada.
  5. Heat oil in a pan and drop the prepared vadas gently to the hot oil and fry them on medium flame until they turn golden brown….Serve hot..


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