Palak (Snack) Vada Recipe-Pukka Maharashtrian Snack Recipes


10 Minutes (Except soaking Time)

Serves for 4.


1) 2 Cups Split Bengal Gram (Chana Dal)

2) 2 Cups chopped spinach (palak)

3) 1 tbsp rice flour

4) 1 tsp Cumin Seeds

5) 2 chopped green chilies

6) Chopped coriander leaves

7) Grated ginger

8) 4-6 curry leaves

9) Salt as per taste

10) Oil to deep fry

Palak Vada Recipe Preparation Step-by-Step,Palak Vada Recipe batter and frying


Wash  and soak Chana dal in sufficient water for at least 4-5 hours.

After 5 hours drain out all water from dal.

Keep it on sieve for 10-15 minutes.

Now grind soaked bengal gram into a coarse paste without adding water.

In a mixing bowl add grated chana dal, rice flour, chopped palak, chopped green chilies, coriader leaves, chopped curry leaves, grated ginger, salt  and mix well, again no need to add water.

Heat sufficient oil in frying pan.

Drop little batter to heated oil to test the temperature of oil.

Once the batter come up that means it is ready to drop all vadas for fry.

Keep the oil on medium low flame and add 2-3 vadas at a time.

Fry until it turn into golden brown from both the sides.

Serve hot with fried green chillies and green chutney.

Palak Vada – Served hot’n’crispy