Jun 7, 2011

Toor Dal Kofta Recipe

Toor Dal Kofta
This is a different type of vada preparation,Usually they make vada with channa dal.but I tried with toor dal and it came out great.Adding of baking powder make this more soft and crispy.Please try this and let me know what you think...


Toor Dal-1 cup(soaked for 4 hours)
Onion-1 chopped
Green chilli-3 chopped
Garlic-6 cloves
Curry leaves-a handful
Coriander leaves-a handful
Cinnamon(pattai)-1 inch piece
Saunf(sombu)-1 tblpsn
Cumin seeds(jeera)-1 tsp
Rice flour(Arisi mavu)- ½ cup
Besan(kadalai mavu)- ½ cup
Baking powder-2 tsp
Salt to taste
Oil for deep frying


Heat oil for deep frying.

Make a coarse paste out of the soaked dal and tip this in a bowl.

Add all ingrediants except oil and flours in a blender and roughly crush it.Put this in the Ground dal and mix well.

Add rice flour and besan and mix well.Make small koftas out of it and fry them in medium heat oil.

Serve hot with ketchup or chutney.

Grab your ingrediants
Take all ingrediants in a blender

make a rough puree
Now take soaked toordal in blender

make a coarse puree

Mix with dough

add flour mixture...

Mix well...

make koftas

Fry it till golden

All fried


  1. This looks similar with Malaysian vadai...I don't how to make it, but I love it....always buy it from Indian restaurant or night market..Your's got lots of ingredients.

  2. The koftas are looking very crispy. Want to grab some.
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  3. Those look so delicious, Arathi. Thanks for sending them over to my event.

  4. wow, that is definitely new, but looks absolutely superb. I know what kind of vada, I am making next :)

  5. devono essere buonissime!!!ciao!

  6. this is just for my taste !! good job ! :D

  7. nice unique recipe with tuvar dal.looks crispy and delicious..

  8. Koftas look so crunchy and yum... Nice for tea time...

  9. looks so crispy..and a new recipe too .thanks for sharing

  10. wow ..such an innovative recipe..looks very crisp and delish..bookmarked !

  11. I so need this for tea! Great snack! Need to make them soon!


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