Wednesday, October 13, 2010

PARUPPU VADA / DAL VADA







INGREDIENTS:


Toor dal --------------------------- 1 cup ( soak in water for 2 hrs)
Dried red chilly------------------  2 medium sized, ( remove seeds)
Small onions or Red onions--  2 tbsp ,chopped finely
Saunf / perumjeerakam-------- 1/2 tsp
Ginger grated-------------------- a pinch (optional)
Asafoetida powder-------------  a pinch (optional)
Green chilly---------------------- 1 , chopped finely ( remove seeds)
Curry leaves--------------------- 1bsp , chopped
Salt to taste
Oil for frying


METHOD:

  1. Coarsely grind dal and red chilly without water.
  2. Mix in all ingredients with the coarsely ground dal.
  3. Check the seasoning.
  4. Heat oil in a vessel. Check the heat of oil with a drop of mixture. The mixture should come to the surface of oil right away.
  5. Make vadas by wetting hand so that it will not stick to hand.
  6. The shape of vadas should be in such a way that, it should be thick in the middle and very thin  in the end. 
  7. Drop the vadas in oil and reduce the heat to medium. Cook till it is golden brown in color.
  8. Transfer to a bowl . Vadas should be crispy towards the thin ends and soft in the thick centre.
step 1 and 2

Fry in oil




24 comments:

  1. Yummmmm... Vadai looks tempting.. great snack.. i love it..thanks for sharing..

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  2. oh yummy ..those r my favorite ...ready to munch anytime ..

    Satya
    http://www.superyummyrecipes.com

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  3. Wow..they look so crispy n perfect..your pic is very very tempting ;)

    US Masala

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  4. Thanks for visiting my blog :)...and also sharing this vadai recipe..I usually don't like fried stuff but if it contaisn lentils i would never mind trying it ...thnks

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  5. Masal vadai looks delicious...

    Pushpa @ simplehomefood.com

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  6. Vadai luks very tempting and lovely step vise pics,super.

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  7. crispy, crunchy and yummy vadas...

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  8. Günaydın, ellerinize, emeğinize sağlık. Çok leziz ve iştah açıcı görünüyor.

    Saygılar.

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  9. Crispy vadas makes me drool..

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  10. hi soumya...

    pls check out my blog for a surprise...

    cheers

    roshan

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  11. So perfect and yummy vada..!!!loved it

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  12. Nice and perfect crispy vada.Thanks for visiting my blog. You have a wonderful space here.

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  13. The vada looks crisp and yummy. I am new here. You have a nice blog. Visit me when time permits.

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  14. perfect eve snack...love to have it with hot masala chai....

    Tasty Appetite

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  15. Yummy and crispy parippu vada..love to have it with cup of tea..YUM!!

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  16. Hi Soumya,
    Thanks for sharing the Award with me. The Vada's look so nice and crispy. Perfect over a cup of tea on a rainy eve.

    Cheers n Happy Cooking,
    Satrupa

    http://satrupa-foodforthought.blogspot.com

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  17. wow looks crispy n delicious dear

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  18. These are great as after school snack!

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  19. spicy and crispy, tempts me a lot to make this vadai.

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  20. Looks crispy and yummy, great afternoon snack...

    http://treatntrick.blogspot.com

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  21. Lovely presentation! looks really crispy and yum...

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