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Madras Vada Curry Recipe

Madras Vada Curry is a popular Indian Curries
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On :
Tuesday, 28 June, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Curries Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 3 based on 100 votes


  • 1 cup - Bengal Gram dal
  • 1 - Onion (big size)
  • 2 - Tomato (medium size)
  • Curry leaves, small quantity
  • Coriander leaves, small quantity
  • Turmeric powder, small quantity
  • 2 - Green chillies
  • 1 cup - grated or shredded Coconut
  • 2 tsp - Ginger
  • 3 - Garlic
  • Cumin seeds, small quantity
  • Mustard, small quantity
  • 2 tsp - chilli powder
  • Oil for frying
  • Salt to taste
  • How to Make Madras Vada Curry:

    1. Soak Bengal gram dal for 3 hours. Grind adding very little water.
    2. Add chopped coriander leaves to the mixture and little salt. Fry them in oil as you do pakodas. Turn around and take them away while it is slightly brown.
    3. Grind ginger, garlic and make a paste.
    4. Grind green chillies and grated coconut and make it a paste.
    5. Heat oil in a kadai. Splutter mustard, cumin seeds, curry leaves, then fry onions, followed by tomatoes.
    6. Add little salt, turmeric powder, chilly powder and pour some water.
    7. Add the ginger paste and green chilly paste. Allow it to boil for some 10 minutes.
    8. Once it looks like gravy, add the broken pakodas into this and mix well.
    9. Vada curry can be served with idlis, dosas, chapattis and pooris.
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