1.Soak chana dal in water for 2 hours. Drain the water completely.
2.Crush the soaked and drained dal, just run it in Mixer for a few seconds. Make sure you dont grind it to a smooth paste. Add all ingredients except oil to the crushed dal and gently mix it together. Make small balls with the dal mix.
3.Heat oil for deep frying pan on high flame. When oil is really hot and add the vada.
4.Fry till golden brown.
5.Once all are fried we would wait till they are cooled a bit.
6.Flatten each ball in your palm. Wet your hands before flattening the vadas.
7.Fry the vadas one more time till they become golden brown.
8.Drain excess oil on a tissue paper. Serve hot.
You will get around 18-20 vadas of small-medium size, with the given quantity.