Ambode/Masala Vada is one of the famous traditional deep fried item which is usually prepared on festivals or as evening snack.   It is prepared by using Kadale bele/Chana dal. Specially it is prepared during Navarathri festival in South India on Durgashtami , 8th day of Navarathri.

Ambode/Masala Vada is also prepared by adding onion. Today I am showing Ambode/Masala Vada without using onion but by adding Sabbakki Soppu/Dil Leaves which gives a special taste.

It is a deep fried, spicy, crunchy, tasty dish. Following is the list of ingredients and the method of making Ambode/Masala Vada.