Urad dal 1 cup
Green Chillies 3
Ginger 2 inch piece
Cumin seeds 2 tsps
Salt to taste
Oil for deep frying
Method of preparation:
Soak urad dal in water for an hour.
Grind the soaked urad dal into thick smooth paste adding minimum amount of water.
Chop cabbage roughly. Chop green chillies and ginger finely.
In a bowl, mix urad dal paste, chopped cabbage, green chillies, ginger, cumin seeds and salt thoroughly.
In a deep pan, heat oil on medium high.
Wash left palm and let it be wet all through the process.
Using right hand, make lemon sized ball with urad dal mixture.
Place in on left hand and flatten it.
Make a small hole in the middle and slowly leave in hot oil.
Fry on both sides until golden brown.
Notes: Use all the mixture instantly. If delayed, vada soaks more oil and tastes bad.