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Monday, May 4, 2009

Dahi Vada

Ingredients for Vada:

1/2 - 3/4 cup Black Gram seeds / Uddina bele

3-4 Curry leaves

4-5 Green Chillies

Small piece of Ginger

8-10 Cumin seeds

Pinch of Pepper powder

Pinch of Asafotida powder

Salt to taste

Oil

Ingredients for Dahi Gravy:

3-4 cups Curd / Yogurt

1 Red Chilly

1/2 tsp Black Gram seeds

1/4 tsp Mustard seeds

8-10 Cumin seeds

Pinch of Asafotida powder

2-3 Curry leaves

2-3 strands of Coriander leaves

1/2 tsp grated Carrot

Salt to taste

Recipe:

Soak the black gram seeds in water for about 3-4 hrs. Grind soaked black gram seeds, ginger into smooth paste by adding very little amount of water.

Put curd, salt in a vessel and mix them well. Put mustard seeds, black gram seeds, cumin seeds, 2-3 pieces of red chilly, 1 tsp oil in a pan. Once mustard seeds start spluttering add asafotida powder, curry leaves and keep them for few seconds. Add it to curd. Add finely chopped coriander leaves and grated carrot and mix well.

Chop green chillies and curry leaves into small pieces. Add chopped green chillies, curry leaves, pepper powder, asafotida powder, cumin seeds, salt to the vessel containing ground black gram seeds and mix them well.

Put 2 tsp oil in a clean plastic sheet and spread it. Take little amount of dough and place it over the plastic sheet. Make round hole at the center as shown in the picture below.

Keep oil in a thick bottomed vessel and heat it. Slide the vada to oil. Fry both the sides of vada. 

Put this hot vada into the curd mixture and keep them aside for about 2-3 hrs. 

Mix well and serve.

4 comments:

Sushma said...

nanage swalpa parcel kalisthira please :p

ಸುಪ್ತದೀಪ್ತಿ suptadeepti said...

Hope you can read Kannada-
ಹಲ್ಲೋ, ನಾನು ಜ್ಯೋತಿ ಮಹಾದೇವ್, ಸನ್ನಿವೇಲಿನಲ್ಲಿ ಇದ್ದೇನೆ. ನಿಮ್ಮ ಬ್ಲಾಗ್ ಪರಿಚಯ ಫ್ರೆಂಡ್ ಮೂಲಕ ಆಗಿದೆ. ನಿಮ್ಮ ಅಡುಗೆಗಳೆಲ್ಲ ನಮ್ಮೂರಿನವು, ಸೋ, ಮಂಗಳೂರಿನ ಸುತ್ತಮುತ್ತಲ ಊರಿನವೆಂದು ಅಂದಾಜು ನನ್ನದು. ಊರಲ್ಲಿ ಎಲ್ಲಿ? ತಿಳಿಸಬಹುದಾ?
ಅಂದದ ಬ್ಲಾಗ್ ನಿಮ್ಮದು. ರುಚಿಕರ ಕೆಲಸ ಮಾಡ್ತಿದ್ದೀರಿ. ವಂದನೆಗಳು.

ಸುಪ್ತದೀಪ್ತಿ suptadeepti said...

ಕ್ಷಮಿಸಿ, ನಿಮ್ಮ ಪ್ರೊಫೈಲ್ ನೋಡದೆಯೇ, "ಊರಿನವರೆಂದು ನನ್ನ ಅಂದಾಜು" ಅಂತ ಬರೆದುಬಿಟ್ಟೆ. ಮಂಗಳೂರಲ್ಲಿ ಎಲ್ಲಿ? ನಲ್ಕ ಎಲ್ಲಿ ಬರುತ್ತದೆ?

Padma Gopinath said...

Wow.. yummy !!