Palak Parupu Vadai

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Total Time:
2.5 hours
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

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

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  • 2 cups - channa dal
  • 3 - shallots (finely chopped) or 1/4 - onion
  • 1/2 cup - spinach/palak (finely chopped)
  • 2 - green chillies (finely chopped)
  • 1 tbsp - ginger (finely chopped)
  • 2 tsp - sombu/saunf
  • 1/4 tsp - asafoetida
  • 5 - curry leaves (finely chopped)
  • 2 tbsp - cilantro/coriander leaves (finely chopped)
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil

How to Make Palak Parupu Vadai

  • Soak channa dal for 2 hours. Drain the water and grind it to a coarse paste.
  • If you like it spicy, then add red/green chillies while grinding.
  • To the semi-ground paste, add chopped onions, palak, chillies, ginger, saunf, asafoetida, curry leaves, cilantro and salt and mix it well into a dough.
  • Grease hand with oil, make a small ball and then flatten it with your palm.
  • You can even place the dough on a wax paper or a kitchen towel and flatten the same.
  • Heat oil in a pan and fry it to golden brown on a medium flame.
  • Serve hot vadas with tomato ketchup or pudina/coriander chutney.
  • Recipe courtesy: Food for 7 Stages of Life