Ash Gourd Vadams Recipe

Ash Gourd Vadams are crispy and delicious sun-dried fritters made from ash gourd, rice flour, and spices. These vadams are a popular South Indian snack that can be enjoyed on their own or with chutney. The ash gourd adds a subtle sweetness to the vadams, while the spices give them a flavorful kick. After being shaped and sun-dried, the vadams can be deep-fried until golden and crispy. They make for a perfect snack or accompaniment to a meal.

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Ingredients for Ash Gourd Vadams Recipe

  • 0.17 Medium Sized Ash Gourd, Peeled And Grated
  • 0.17 cup Rice Flour
  • 0.17 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • 0.17 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 0.08 teaspoon Asafoetida
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • as needed Water As Needed
  • as needed Oil For Deep Frying

Directions: Ash Gourd Vadams Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Peel and grate the ash gourd, then squeeze out the excess water.
  • STEP 2.In a mixing bowl, combine the grated ash gourd, rice flour, red chili powder, cumin seeds, asafoetida, salt, and water. Mix well to form a thick batter.
  • STEP 3.Take a small portion of the batter and spread it thinly on a plastic sheet or banana leaf. Repeat with the remaining batter.
  • STEP 4.Place the sheets in direct sunlight and allow the vadams to dry completely for 2-3 days.
  • STEP 5.Once dried, carefully peel off the vadams from the sheets and store them in an airtight container.
  • STEP 6.To cook the vadams, heat oil in a deep pan. Deep-fry the vadams until they turn golden and crispy.
  • STEP 7.Serve the ash gourd vadams as a snack or with chutney or yogurt dip.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to squeeze out the excess water from the grated ash gourd to prevent the vadams from becoming soggy.
  • Spread the batter thinly to ensure even drying and crispy vadams.
  • Store the vadams in an airtight container to maintain their crispiness.

Storage and Serving

  • Store the ash gourd vadams in an airtight container at room temperature.
  • Serve them as a snack or as an accompaniment to a meal.
  • They can be enjoyed on their own or with chutney or yogurt dip.
Nutrition
value
253
calories per serving
2 g Fat16 g Protein41 g Carbs11 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    2g
  • Protein
    16g
  • Carbs
    41g
  • Fiber
    11g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    41g
  • Protein
    16g
  • Fiber
    11g

Fats

  • Fat
    2g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    91mg
  • Iron
    4mg
  • Vitamin A
    145mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    2mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    91mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    32mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    97mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    241mg
  • Selenium
    10mcg
  • Zinc
    2mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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