Monday, March 28, 2011

Masala/Dal/Paruppu Vadai

Masala/Dal/Paruppu Vadai is cooked at home during festivals and is mostly prepared with Bengal gram . Onion and garlic is also added to make it more tasty (those who don’t like onion, garlic they can avoid using in this).

Ingredients
Bengal gram/kadalai paruppu – 2 cup
Onion – 15 no
Green chilli – 5 no
Fennel seed – 2 tea spoon
Garlic – 4 cloves
Ginger – small piece
Coriander and curry leaves/pudina – few
Salt – as per taste
Oil – for deep frying vadai

Method

  • Soak Bengal gram in sufficient water for 4 hours minimum; wash, drain and keep aside; finely chop onion, green chilli, coriander and curry leaves.
  • In a mixi jar add green chilli, half of fennel seed, salt and run the mixer for few seconds; now add ginger, garlic and run the mixi for few seconds; do not use water to grind.
  • Keep a handful of soaked Bengal gram separately for later use and add the remaining in the same mixi jar; grind it to a coarse paste without water and put it in a bowl.I
  • In the same bowl, add separately kept handful of soaked dal, chopped onion, green chilli, coriander/curry leaves, remaining fennel seeds, turmeric and red chilli powder; mix gently
  • Heat oil in a pan; when hot take with wet hands small amount of ground mix; shape it like a round, thick, reduce flame to low and put it in hot oil carefully
  • You can add more vadais as per the capacity of the oil in the pan; cook in low/moderate flame for few minutes till vada is crisp; the surface also turns golden colour; turn sides in between
  • Keep fried vada on kitchen tissue for few minutes to absorb excess oil.



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19 comments:

  1. Delish ...looks so perfect ...nice entry for the events

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  2. I lov this with Hot Chai.... hmmmm.looks yumm.. but at home we use Peas Parippu (something similar to Toor dal) to make this...

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  3. Delicious tea time snack, crispy and spicy..lovely

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  4. Lovely masala vadais.Crisp and flavourfull.

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  5. wonderful and yummy vadas :)

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  6. Perfect tea time snack- looks spicy n crispy!

    US Masala

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  7. Looks Crispy and delicious!!

    valar
    http://valarskitchen-basics.blogspot.com/

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  8. My all time favvvvv..Looks crispy n delicious

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  9. Perfect with a hot cup of tea dera...yummy...

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  10. parippu vada ente favorite annu. adipoli.

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  12. Looks delicious...mouthwatering...thanks for sharing.

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  13. Perfect tea time snack !!! Crispy and crunchy !!!

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  14. Crispy and yummy! Wanna that plate now..

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  15. Yummy & crispy vadas...Will make a perfect snack...
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  16. Yum! Looks hot, crispy and delicious! Reminds me of the fresh hot vadas we get from the street vendors back home in kerala! absolutely drool-worthy!

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