Saturday, 10 August 2013

UDDINA VADA ( Urad Dal Vada)

Vada also known as Wada or Vade or Vadai is again a savoury fritter like item from South of India. Although its commonly prepared at home its also a typical street food in Indian Subcontinent as well as in Sri-Lanka.

   There are many types of Vadas available of which the most popular is Uddina Vada or Vade, which is made of Urad dal and is shaped like doughnut with a hole in the middle. This is most common vada in North and South of India. Served with hot Sambhar and chutney it makes a excellent and filling breakfast.

Ingredients Required:-

  • 250-300 grams of Urad dal 
  • 1 inch piece of ginger
  • 2 green chillies
  • half bunch of coriander leaves
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for frying
  • Finely chopped onions ( optional)
Procedure to make:-
  • Soak the Urad dal for 4-5 hrs, wash till water runs clear.
  • In a mixie grind together add the ingredients expect salt, onion and oil.
  • Take out in a mixing bowl and add salt and onions and mix well.
  • The vadas must be fried immediately after grinding to prevent it from soaking oil
  • Heat oil in deep frying pan.
  • Wet both hands and scoop and a little batter and give it shape of doughnut.
  • You can also place a damp muslin cloth on hand and place the batter on it and shape it into a doughnut.
  • Immerse carefully in hot oil and deep fry on a high flame till brown or golden brown on both sides.
Serve hot with sambar.
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