Umbalakada Wade

Recipe serves:10 - 15 | Preparation Time: 30 Minutes | Cooking Time: 10 Minutes


500g Channa Dhal (KadalaParippu)

3-4 nos Green Chili chopped

2 nos Onion chopped

2 sachets Knorr Maldive Fish Powder Mix

Curry Leaves chopped (a handful)

2 tablespoons Dry Red Chili Flakes

Salt to taste

Oil to fry

Umbalakada Wade


1. Wash the dhal thoroughly and soak for 2 to 3 hours. Strain thoroughly.

2. Grind the dhal,and then mix along with all other ingredients (except oil) in a pestle or grinder. Add salt to taste.

3. Take a handful of the mixture and mould into small balls.

4. Heat the oil and deep fry the balls. Best served hot.

Chef's Tip

Add cumin seeds and chopped coriander instead of curry leaves for different flavour

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