Gujarat na Daal Vada | Spicy lentils deep fried Fritters

Gujarat na daal Vada became famous from the Dal vada street vendors outside the Gujarat College in Ahmedabad city of Gujarat state.

Mostly every collegian passes their free time at those vada stall and snacking on those irresistible vadas. If you are passing by from there, the frying vada smells tempts you to buy those vadas, just wrapped in old newspaper.

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Gujarat Na Daal Vada

prep time: 7 hour and 15 minscook time: 30 minstotal time: 7 hours and 45 mins
Irresistible Gujarati snack food made with mixed lentils and served with fried green chillies!


1 cup  split yellow moong daal
1 cup  split green moong daal
Salt to taste
10-12 fresh green chillies
2" fresh ginger
6-8 cloves garlic
Pinch of baking soda
Oil for deep fry
More green chillies to serve
One medium onion chopped to serve


Clean, wash and soak both daals together for 6-7 hours or overnight.
In the morning once again wash daal in clean water and throw away water.
Place both daal in a grinder and grind daal to the coarse mixture with chillies, garlic and ginger with very little water. Make sure mixture is not runny.
Now add salt and soda and mix everything.
Heat oil in a frying pan.
Take a spoonful of mixture and drop it in a hot oil, fry vada on a medium to low heat till vadas are light brown.
Vada should be crispy outside and soft inside.
Fry green chillies in oil and sprinkle a little salt on them.
Serve hot vada with fried green chillies and chopped onion.
You won't need any type of chutney or dip with this Gujarat na vada.
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  1. my mom makes best dalvada. but still when ever i passed by this stall i always brought kilo dalvada at home so mom don't have to cook that day. bring back lot of good memories.

  2. Wow ! feel like eating them right tempting.

  3. Looks absolutely delicious and tempting.. perfect rounds :)

  4. Looks so crispy and would be perfect with tea..!!

  5. Wow Jagruti such tempting inviting and crispy vadas. I'm definitely hungry looking at them.

  6. Lovely dal vadas .very tasty so I will come for masala chai and vadas one day.

  7. These sound so tasty! I love how crispy they turned out and what a delicious way to use lentils... Beautifully photographed and thank you so much for sharing!

  8. wow this looks tempting n am drooling here

  9. looks so delicious and mouthwatering.

  10. Just wow, wat a beautiful fritters, feel like munching some.

  11. Very beautiful clicks , bookmarked the recipe.

  12. Bookmarking this recipe Jagruti! What a mouthwatering vada and i love how they are served too. Your photos with the newspaper touch are superb!

  13. We Gujjus love it !! Your post today reminds me of my Grandma, Dal Vadas and masala chai was one of her favorite . Vadas look just perfect.

  14. The dalwadas look very tempting . beautiful clicks too !!

  15. Tempting dal vadas.. perfect snack for tea time.

  16. Your Mom sounds like mine. She made everything at home and always was conscious about eating fried food from outside, so unlike us. ha ha. The Dal vadas look amazing and super delicious with all those spices and condiments. Perfect for Mumbai Monsoons right now.

  17. The dal vadas looks so inviting and super delicious share. This is a perfect snack with a hot cup of chai. Yummy share.

  18. Gujrati cuisine is perhaps the one that I know least about from all our Desi cuisines but I find it very fascinating and love to learn new Gujrati recipes.These fritters looks awesome - just the thing for a rainy day with cup of masala chai. 😊

  19. lovely fritters, ideal with a cup of hot chai. I see that you are mixing green moong too, this is new to me, should try it.

  20. Lovely dal wadas. Willtaste amazing with chai n these rains.

  21. Such scrummy looking dal wadas. I wish I could grab some off the screen!

  22. Such a mouthwatering fritters. Love to grab these monsoon season mostly !!! Awesome ones

  23. This gujju style dal vada sounds super crispy and tasty snack to enjoy with evening tea time snack. I am bookmarking to try the next time I would want something fried for snack.

  24. wow gujarati dala vada looking so mouthwatering and crispy. perfect snack.

  25. OMG this gujrati dal vada looks so inviting. They look so crisp.Your pics are making it more tempting Jagruti.


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