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Lentil dumplings with peas and spring onion Recipe

Lentil dumplings with peas and spring onion is a popular Indian Curries
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On :
Thursday, 16 June, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Curries Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Saute Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 3 based on 100 votes


  • 200 gms - vadis, prepared out of lentils
  • 200 gms - shelled peas
  • 1 cup - browned Onion paste
  • 1 cup - Tomato puree
  • 1 cup - oil
  • 1 cup - spring onions, mainly the green portion, cut into strips
  • 2 tsp - ginger-garlic paste
  • Since vadis are spicy we have not used spices in the recipe. But if you wish to enhance the spice level, you can use
  • 1 tbsp. - coriander
  • 1 tsp - cumin powder
  • 1/2 tsp - Red Chilli powder
  • salt to taste
  • How to Make Lentil dumplings with peas and spring onion:

    1. Break the vadis into small pieces.
    2. Heat oil and fry vadis over a low fire till crisp. Remove and keep aside.
    3. In the same pan, add onion paste, ginger-garlic paste and spices.
    4. Stir fry for 2 mins.
    5. Mix in the tomato puree and the peas. Mix gently and add the fried vadis.
    6. Continue to cook over a low fire stirring from time to time. Cook for another 3-4 mins.
    7. Now, add 2-3 cups of water and pressure cook till the vadis are cooked and there is little or no gravy.
    8. Move to a serving bowl, garnish with spring onions and serve with puris or parathas.


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