Halwai August 17, 2022


• 150 gms – Channa dal
• 75 gms – Tuvar dal
• 75 gms – Urad Dal
• 1 piece Ginger (finely chopped)
• 4 to 5 green chilies (finely chopped)
• 1.5 tsp – asafeotida powder
• 10 Curry leaves (finely chopped)
• oil for deep frying
• salt to taste


  1. Wash and soak the dals separately for one hour and thirty minutes.
  2. Coarsely grind the dals together with a little water to get thick consistency.
  3. Add ginger, green chilies, curry leaves, asafetida powder and salt to taste.
  4. Mix well. Keep oil to heat for deep frying the wadas.
  5. Take a little of the mixture and flatten into rounds on the palm of your hand.
  6. Slip it into hot oil and fry till they are golden in color.
  7. Deep fry the wadas on a medium flame.

Recipe courtesy of Anitha Raheja