Masala Vada is a street snack and will be good along with a cup of tea. Masala Vada, a crispy and savory deep-fried fritter made from chana dal and spices, is a popular street food of South Indian cuisine. It is also known as Paruppu Vadai in Tamilnadu. Besides chana dal, the other important ingredient in masala vada which plays a major role in its flavorful taste is an onion.
However, if you want to make it without onion, add fennel seeds for the flavor. The process for making chana dal vada is very simple and takes very little time except for the time required for soaking the chana dal. If you are craving something crispy and crunchy, then make this vada and your taste buds will not stop thanking us.