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Saturday, July 25, 2015

Umbrode / Bajakrode / Rice, Black Gram Seeds Vada

Ingredients:
1 cup Black Gram seeds / Uddina Bele / Urad Dal
3 cups White Rice (Preferred: Sona Masuri)
1/2 tsp Cumin seeds / Jeerige
2 - 3 Tbs Butter
Salt to taste
Oil

Recipe:
Soak white rice in water for about 4-5 hrs. Wash it properly and grind it into smooth paste by adding sufficient amount of water.

Dry roast the black gram seeds in medium flame until it turns light golden in colour as shown in the picture below.

Once it comes to room temperature, put the dry roasted black gram seeds in a mixer and grind it into smooth powder as shown in the picture below.

Put butter, cumin seeds, salt to the vessel containing ground rice batter and mix them well. Add powdered black gram seeds and mix them well. (Add water if required. Don't make the dough too thin.)

Sprinkle little amount of oil on a plastic sheet and spread it over the sheet. Make grape sized ball from the prepared dough and place it on the plastic sheet as shown in the picture below.


Pat them on the plastic sheet using another small plastic sheet and bowl as shown in the picture below.

Keep oil in a thick bottomed vessel and heat. Put patted vadas in oil and deep fry until they turn golden in colour.

Once they are cooled to room temperature, store them in an airtight container. Serve along with coffee or tea.

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