Masala Vada | Parippu Vadai | Senaga Pappu Garelu | Chana Dal Vada

On Friday, Mumbai had its first “stay-at-home-because-of-rains” day. While I rarely make fried things, this was one of those gloomy days that called for a hot fried snack to boost up the spirits.

Masala Vada (also known as Paruppu Vada in Tamil Nadu or Senaga Pappu Garelu in Andhra Pradesh) are just the kind of crunchy munchy that can chase away the bluest of blues.

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