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Ash Gourd Vadams Recipe

Ash Gourd Vadams is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Thursday, 29 June, 2017
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Deep Fry Recipe
Difficulty :
Preparation Time :
3 hours
Servings :
Serves 6
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  • Ash gourd - 1/2 kg
  • Black gram dal - 2 cup
  • Green chillies - 1 cup, finely chopped
  • Cumin seeds - 1 tbsp
  • Asafoetida - 1/2 tsp
  • Salt - 1/3 cup
  • How to Make Ash Gourd Vadams:

    1. Soak black gram dal in water for 2-3 hours. Grate the ash gourd and squeeze out all the liquid (reserve the liquid).
    2. Drain the dal and grind to a stiff smooth paste using some of the ash gourd liquid. (Do not add too much liquid).
    3. Add grated gourd and the rest of the ingredients to the paste. Mix well.
    4. Take a plastic sheets and drop tbsp of the mixture on it in straight rows.
    5. Dry in sunlight for 5-6 days.
    6. They will peel off the paper on the third day.
    7. Then just spread them out and dry well.
    8. These are like wafers.
    9. Fry and serve.


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