2 cups Black Gram seeds / Uddina bele
10-12 Green Chillies
3/4 inch sized Ginger
15-20 Curry leaves
Salt to taste
OilRecipe: Soak black gram seeds in water for about 3-4 hrs. Grind green chillies, ginger, curry leaves, little amount of soaked black gram seeds into smooth paste without adding water. Grind remaining soaked black gram seeds coarsely without adding water. Add salt 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 vadas in oil and deep fry until they turn golden in color.
Serve hot along with tea or coffee. (It can be preserved for about 15 days by making the vadas thin and crisp)