Karamani vada

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Total Time:
4-5 hours
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

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

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  • 200 g - karamani/ cow peas
  • 4 - red chillies
  • 1 - small onion
  • 2 pinches - hing/ asafoetida
  • 1/2 inch piece ginger
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil to deep fry

How to Make Karamani vada

  • Soak karamani in enough water for 3 - 4 hours.
  • Drain and keep aside.
  • Chop ginger into 4 pieces and grind along with red chillies and karamani to make a coarse paste.
  • Shift the ground paste to a mixing bowl.
  • Add chopped onion, asafoetida and salt.
  • Take a small portion of the paste and pat it into a small vada.
  • Deep fry till golden and crisp.
  • Repeat with rest of the paste.
  • You can fry 4 vadas at a time.
  • Serve with coconut or tomato chutney.