Black-Eyed Pea Vada

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Total Time:
5.5 hours
Serves:30 pieces
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Deep-Fry Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 1 lb - Black-eyed peas (dried)
  • 1 - Medium Onion
  • 1-2 - Green Chillies
  • 2 inch - Ginger
  • 1 bunch - Coriander leaves
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for deep frying

How to Make Black-Eyed Pea Vada

  • Soak black-eyed peas for about 3-5 hours. Wash the soaked peas thoroughly to get rid of the skins.
  • Grind 3/4 of the peas coarsely in the food processor with green chillies and ginger.
  • Chop onion and coriander very fine and add to the black-eyed peas mixture.
  • Add salt and a pinch of cinnamon and cloves.
  • Heat oil in skillet. Take small amounts of the mixture, make 2 inch round patties of less than 1/4 inch thickness, and fry in hot oil till golden brown.
  • Serve hot as is or with any type of chutney, tomato sauce, hot sauce or ketchup.