1.5 cups of Black Eyed Beans / Alasande Kalu
8-10 Green Chillies
1/2 inch sized Ginger
12-15 Curry leaves
1 medium sized Onion
12-15 Coriander leaves
1/4 cup Rice flour
Salt to taste
Soak black eyed beans in water for about 6-8 hrs. Wash them in water for about 2-3 times and keep them aside.
Grind green chillies, ginger, curry leaves, little amount of soaked black eyed beans into smooth paste without adding water. Grind remaining soaked black eyed beans coarsely without adding water.
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. I tried this recipe from Sushma's Blog. Thanks Sushma for the recipe.