A traditional evening snack from Kerala mainly prepared from urad dal paste combined with green chillies, chopped onions, ginger paste and curry leaves. Sesaoned with salt and pepper and then deep fried.
STEP 1.Soak 1 ½ cups urad dal in water for 4 hours.
STEP 2.After 4 hours drain out the water and pat dry.
STEP 1.In a food processor, grind soaked and dried urad dal with 2-3 tbsp water(if required)
STEP 2.Add to the mix, ½ cup of chopped onion, 2 chopped green chillies, 2 tbsp chopped coriander leaves, 1 tbsp chopped curry leaves, 1 tbsp ginger paste, ¼ tsp baking soda, 1 tbsp pepper and a pinch of salt for taste.
STEP 3.Mix the ingredients well.
STEP 4.In a pan, dry roast 1 tbsp urad dal and 1 tbsp of white rice. Once cool, powder the two ingredients in a grinder.
STEP 5.Add the grounded powder to the mix and stir well.
STEP 6.Cover the mix with a lid and let it sit for 1 hour for the fermentation process.
STEP 7.Preheat a frying pan with cooking oil in medium flame.
STEP 8.Now, take the mix in hands and form a doughnut shape.
STEP 9.Fry them in the pan.Flip the sides till both sides are golden brown.
STEP 1.Moist the palm before forming a shape to vada. This will ensure the vada doesn’t stick and the shape too remain intact.
calories per serving
< 1 g Fat10 g Protein22 g Carbs5 g FiberOther
Vitamins & Minerals
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