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Saturday, January 29, 2011

Batani Vade / Green Peas Vada

Ingredients:
1 cup Green Peas
7-8 Green Chillies
1/4 inch sized Ginger
8-10 Curry leaves
1 medium sized Onion
12-15 Coriander leaves
1/4 cup Rice flour
Salt to taste
Oil

Recipe:
Soak green peas in water for about 8-10 hrs. Wash them in water for about 2-3 times and keep them aside.

Grind green chillies, ginger, curry leaves, little amount of soaked green peas into smooth paste without adding water. Grind remaining soaked green peas coarsely without adding water.

Chop onion and coriander leaves into small pieces as shown in the picture below.

Add chopped ingredients to the vada batter and mix well. Add salt, rice flour and mix them well.

Make lemon sized balls from the mixture and pat them on plastic sheet as shown in the picture below.


Keep oil in a thick bottomed vessel and heat. Put patted vada in oil and deep fry until it turns golden in color.

Serve hot along with coconut chutney or tomato ketchup. The above mentioned ingredients will serve around 20 Vadas.