Sunday, November 6, 2011

Masal Vadai


Channa dal            -  2 cups (100 gms)
Red chilies             -  2 - 3 nos
Rava or Sooji        -  1 table spoon(Optional)
Onions                  -  2 nos(Finely chopped)
Green chilies          -  3 - 4 nos(Finely chopped)
fennel seeds           -  1 table spoon
Coriander powder -  1 tea spoon
Curry leaves          -  a few leaves
Coriander leaves    -  1/2 table spoons(Finely chopped
Salt to taste
Cooking oil for deep frying.

1.  Soak channa dal and red chilies in water for 1 hr.
2.  Take out 1 table spoon of soaked dal in a bowl.
3.  Grind the rest of the soaked dal and red chilies, coarsely. (adding as little water as possible)
4.  Add the ground dal to the bowl with the dal.
5.  Add finely chopped onions, green chilies, coriander leaves and curry leaves to the ground dal.
6.  Also add salt, fennel seeds and coriander powder and mix well.
7.  Heat oil in a kadai.
8.  If you feel the dough is not tight enough, add a table spoon of rava or sooji.
9.  Make vadai's out of the dough and deep fry in low flame.
10.The vadai has to be cooked in low flame, if not it will not cook properly.
11.Serve hot with tea.

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