Red Lentil And Drumstick Leaves Vada

Hello, and welcome to my blog again.Today I am going to share the recipe of Red lentil and Drumstick Leaves vada.It is a healthier version of fried vadas because it has drumstick leaves.I have added some dry red chillies and asafoetida to give it a special taste.It tastes great when had with spicy puffed rice.It is a tasty snack of my birthplace and my house too.It can be made with simple ingredients and is a quickie to prepare.So do try it out and let me know your experience of it.So let’s start with the making:-


Red Lentil-250 gms

Drumstick leaves-150 gms


Dry red chilly-2

Cumin-1/4 tsp

Asafoetida-A pinch

Cumin or coriander powder-1/2 tsp

Red chilly powder-1/2 tsp

Garam Masala-1 tsp

Dry Mango Powder-1 tsp

Salt-According to taste

Oil-For frying


Step 1
Wash,soak and grind the lentil corasely.Chop the onion finely.Wash the leaves properly.
Step 2

Take a bowl.Add the ground lentil,onion,dry red chillies,cumin,drumstick leaves,asafoetida,cumin or coriander powder,red chilly powder,garam masala,dry mango powder and salt and mix it up well.

Step 3
Take a karahi.Add oil.When it becomes quite hot take a ladleful of the batter and  slowly drop them in the oil.Fry still browned and crispy.Soak the extra oil on a tissue paper.Our Red Lentil And Drumstick Leaves Vada is ready.Serve it hot with crunchy,spicy puffed rice and onion rings.

Friends do try the recipe at home. Share your comments and feedback.Have a great week everyone. Till then healthy cooking,happy living!!!

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Hi! I am Abha Jha and I welcome you all heartily to my blog. Cooking has been my passion for the better part of my life. I was brought up knowing the traditional Indian style of cooking from my ancestral home. I wish to pass on this treasure trove of delightful, easy and yummy recipes to foodies and budding chefs alike. I also love experimenting with food and discovering world cuisine. I wish to keep discovering amazing new recipe's and showcasing them with the world.

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