Yellow Split Peas Vadai Recipe

Yellow Split Peas Vadai is a popular South Indian snack made with soaked and ground yellow split peas, flavored with spices and deep-fried to perfection. These crispy and savory fritters are a great addition to any meal or can be enjoyed as a standalone snack. The vadai has a crispy exterior and a soft, flavorful interior, making it a delightful treat for all.

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Ingredients for Yellow Split Peas Vadai Recipe

  • 1/2 cup Yellow Split Peas, Soaked
  • 1/2 inch Ginger, Grated
  • 1.25 En Chilies, Finely Chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon Fennel Seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/2 Onion, Finely Chopped
  • as required A Handful Of Curry Leaves, Chopped
  • as needed A Handful Of Coriander Leaves, Chopped
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • as needed Oil For Deep Frying

Directions: Yellow Split Peas Vadai Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Soak yellow split peas in water for 4-5 hours and drain.
  • STEP 2.Grind the soaked split peas along with ginger, green chilies, and spices to a coarse paste.
  • STEP 3.Add chopped onions, curry leaves, and coriander leaves to the paste and mix well.
  • STEP 4.Heat oil in a deep pan for frying.
  • STEP 5.Take small portions of the mixture, shape them into flat patties, and deep-fry until golden brown.
  • STEP 6.Serve hot with chutney or sauce of your choice.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to soak the split peas for at least 4-5 hours to ensure they are soft enough to grind.
  • Do not grind the mixture into a fine paste; a coarse texture adds to the taste and texture of the vadai.
  • You can add grated coconut or chopped vegetables like carrots and cabbage for added flavor and texture.
  • To make the vadai healthier, you can also shallow fry or bake them instead of deep-frying.

Storage and Serving

  • Yellow Split Peas Vadai is best served hot and crispy.
  • You can store any leftover vadai in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • Reheat the vadai in an oven or toaster oven to regain its crispiness before serving.
Nutrition
value
108
calories per serving
< 1 g Fat3 g Protein22 g Carbs8 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    < 1g
  • Protein
    3g
  • Carbs
    22g
  • Fiber
    8g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    22g
  • Protein
    3g
  • Fiber
    8g

Fats

  • Fat
    < 1g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    69mg
  • Iron
    3mg
  • Vitamin A
    4550mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    54mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    34mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    71mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    64mg
  • Selenium
    4mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
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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Recipe By Slurrp