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Amaranth Leaves Vada - Tambidi Bajji Ambado Recipe

Amaranth Leaves Vada - Tambidi Bajji Ambado is a popular Indian Snack
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On :
Friday, 29 July, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Snack Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Deep Fry Recipe
Difficulty :
Preparation Time :
1 hour
Servings :
Serves 4
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  • 200g - Urad Dal
  • 1 cup - finely chopped Amaranth leaves
  • 2.5 cups - water
  • 2 - green chillies, finely chopped
  • 1/4 tsp - Asafoetida
  • 1 tsp - peppercorns
  • 1 inch piece - ginger, finely chopped
  • 6 - Curry leaves
  • 2 tbsp - finely sliced Onion
  • 1/2 tsp - salt
  • 3 - 4 tbsp - water (for grinding)
  • 250 ml - oil
  • How to Make Amaranth Leaves Vada - Tambidi Bajji Ambado:

    1. Wash and clean amaranth leaves and drain out the water thoroughly. Then chop it finely.
    2. Chop ginger, green chilli and curry leaves. In a bowl, mix hing, peppercorns, chopped ginger, green chillies and curry leaves.
    3. Wash and soak urad dal for 1 hour. Drain out the water completely.
    4. Grind urad dal to a thick and smooth paste in a mixer. Sprinkle 3 - 4 tbsps of water during grinding.
    5. Transfer this vada batter to another flat bowl and mix it with chopped ingredients, peppercorns, hing, finely sliced onion, chopped amaranth leaves and salt.
    6. Heat oil in a kadai. Reduce heat to medium and drop a tsp of amabado and fry till it is golden in colour on both sides.
    7. Drain and place it on a kitchen towel so it absorbs the excess oil in it.
    8. Recipe Courtesy: Niya's World


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