March 23, 2011


for making vada:
urad or black gram washed                 2cups
baking soda                                          1 pinch
oil for frying 
warm water

for making yogurt or dahi mixture:
yogurt, curd or dahi                    3-4cups
cumin powder                              1tsp
black salt , chili powder according to taste

for making chutney:
roasted cumin powder
chili powder 

for making vada:
  • Soak the daal or black gram overnight in water.
  • Grind it without adding water( as it's already soaked) in a grinder in a way so that the mixture has thick consistency.Grind in a food processor if u have one.
  • Keep the mixture for 1/2hour or can add baking soda to make it soft.
  • Heat oil for frying in a voke or kadhai.
  • In a bowl take warm water and add some salt.
  • For making vada wet ur hands, take some vada mixture make hole in between with finger and drop in oil carefully.Likewise , make rest of the vadas.
  • Fry it on both sides till it  become light brown ,take it out with spatula and drop in warm water.
  • Squeeze the vada to take out excess water and place it on another plate.
for making sweet n sour chutney:
  • Soak tamarind in warm water for 30min. then mash it and seive it .(store bought tamarind paste can also be used)
  • mix cumin powder , chili powder, sugar and salt according to your taste.Mix well.

for making yogurt mixture:
  • Beat the yogurt so that there are no lumps and add salt ,some cumin powder and chili powder.
  • Add soaked vada in yogurt  and keep it covered for 1-2hour , if they are hard and if ur vadas are soft u can serve it cool after few minutes.
  • Serve vada with some yogurt mixture and garnish it with sweet sour chutney , cumin powder,chat masala, chili powder according to taste, u may also add green coriander chutney also.

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