Mint Vada | How to make lentil fritters with mint leaves

  • Yield: 25
  • Servings: 10
  • Prep Time: 15m
  • Cook Time: 30m
  • Ready In: 30m

mint vada | Crunchy lentil mint fritters

Delicious lentil fritters for snack

Mint vada is an easy to make tea time snack which requires very few ingredients. Lentil fritters are very famous snack item in South India. Here I have added mint leaves (Puthina)to the lentil fritters mix and made mint lentil fritters. Adding mint leaves gives a nice aroma and taste to the fritters. I have already posted some snacks recipes like cabbage pakkavada,chicken pakkavada,curd vada,mint vada etc… Hope you all will like this recipes.

Kerala traditional parippu vada video here

How to make mint lentil fritters


500g of Chana dhal
1 bunch of Mint leaves(Puthina)
1/4 bunch of Coriander leaves
3 no of Green chillies
10 no of Shallots
1 small piece of Ginger
2 springs of curry leaves
Salt as required


Step 01

Soak chana for about 2-3 hours and drain it.Crush the chana dal using grinder. Do not over grind it.

Step 02

Add finely chopped small onion,green chilli, finely chopped mint leaves,curry leaves,coriander leaves,ginger and salt.

Step 03

Mix well using hands and keep aside for 5 minutes.

Step 04

Heat oil in pan.

Step 05

Take a small lemon sized portion of dal in your palm and flatten to round shape.

Step 06

When oil gets heated add vada mix into the oil slowly. Reduce the flame to medium and fry both side till it becomes golden brown.

Step 07

Serve hot with chutney and sauce of your choice.

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