dill leaves vada, dill leaves masala vada, masala vadai, vadai

Dill leaves vada, Dill leaves masala vadai, Paruppu vadai

Dill leaves vada is a very nutritious and delicious vada prepared with channa dal/ bengal gram and dill leaves. Soya leaves/ Dill leaves carry lot of health benefits and their addition in our daily diet is very important. Dill leaves taste something similar to caraway seeds and little like parsley according to me. Dill leaves vada is a very flavorful, slightly spicy and very easy to make recipe without involving much of work or pre preparation demanding everyday ingredients. Yes similar to masala vada recipe slightly modified in preparation makes all the difference. Yes the herb gives this vada a different taste and much more aromatic than the regular one which will make anyone try at least one vada. So next time when you shop for grocery don’t forget to pick a bunch of dill leaves to add much of its goodness in your diet! So lets get to the making!
dill leaves masala vada

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3 hrs 10 min10 min3 hrs 20 min4


  • Channa dal/Bengal gram (split) – 1 cup
  • Dill leaves – ¼ cup
  • Rice flour – 1 tbsp
  • Garlic – 1 pearl
  • Ginger – small chunk
  • Green chilli – 1
  • Fennel seeds/ saunf – ¼ tsp
  • Cumin seeds – ½ tsp
  • Onion – 1 (small)
  • Salt – to taste
  • Curry leaves – a spring
  • Oil – for deep frying

dill leaves parrupu vadai


* 1 cup = 160 ml

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How to make Dill leaves vada with step by step images

soaking channa dal for dill leaves vada

  1. Wash and soak channa dal/bengal gram/kadalai paruppu in water for 3 hours.
    grindchanna dal, add dill leaves and onions for dill leaves vada
  2. After 3 hours drain water from channa dal. In a blender add channa dal, green chilli, saunf, cumin seeds, salt, ginger and garlic. Grind it coarse without adding any water. Transfer it to a bowl. Now to the ground vada mixture add rice flour chopped onion, curry leaves, salt and rice flour. Mix well.
    shaping dill leaves vada
  3. Heat oil in a pan. Now take small portion of the mixture, make it into round shape, then flatten it pressing it gently with palm.
    frying dill leaves vada
  4. Now drop it preheated oil one by one and cook in medium flame to get even browning and cooked inside. When done transfer it to a plate with paper towel and serve it hot with hot chai/Coffee!
    dill leaves vada, dill leaves masala vada, masala vadai, vadai


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