DAHI VADA [OR] THAYIR VADAI

DAHI VADA [OR] THAYIR VADAI


THAYIR VADAI

INGREDIENTS:

Urad dal                                            - 1 cup

Rice                                                   - 2 tsp

Ginger                                               - 2 tsp

Peppercorns                                      - 1 tsp

Cumin                                                - 1/2 tsp

Asafoetida                                         - 1 tsp

Curry leaves                                       - 2 tbsp

Salt                                                    - to taste

Oil                                                     - for deep frying.


To temper

Oil                                                      - 1 tsp

Mustard seeds                                    - 1/4 tsp

Urad dal                                             -  1/2 tsp

Ginger                                                -  2 tsp

Green chillies                                      -  2 

Asafoetida                                          -  1/4 tsp

METHOD:

Soak urad dal for 1-2 hrs and grind it to a smooth fluffy paste. 

Add Peppercorn, cumin seeds, chopped ginger, curry leaves, asafoetida, salt and 2 tsp rice flour and mix well.

Take a frying pan.. Heat oil for deep frying..

Wet your  palm with water ,take a lemon size ball and flatten it slightly and make a hole in center using  your index finger and drop gently in the hot oil.

Fry in medium flame until light golden brown on both sides.

In a wide bowl take some hot water and add little salt, mix well and keep aside.

Now transfer the hot fried vadas to the Hot Water and soak it for 15 minutes.

Heat  oil in a separate pan when hot..

Add urad dal and mustard seeds when splutter..

Add green chillies chopped ginger  asafoetida  and 1 tsp of salt

Take a bowl add tempered curd... good to keep curd little watery 

Add the soaked vadais ..and with

Garnish with coriander leaves..

Serve the soaked vadas  after 10 minutes ..

Just before serving add  shredded carrots or kaara boondi on top its optional...

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