Pandigai (Festival) Vadai

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Total Time:
2.5 hours
Serves: 3
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

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

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  • 3/4 cup - tuvar dal
  • 1/2 cup - Bengal gram dal
  • 1/2 cup - urad dal
  • 3 to 4 - red chillies
  • 1/4 tsp - asafoetida powder
  • 1/2 tsp - cumin (jeeragam)
  • Fresh ginger - a small piece
  • Curry leaves - a few
  • 1 tsp - salt or as per taste
  • Oil for Deep Fried

How to Make Pandigai (Festival) Vadai

  • Soak all the three dals in water for about 2 hours.
  • Wash and drain the water completely.
  • Put it in a mixie along with red chillies, asafoetida powder and salt.
  • Grind it to a coarse paste.
  • Chop ginger and curry leaves finely.
  • Add it to the dal paste along with cumin (jeeragam). Mix well.
  • Heat oil in a kadai.
  • Ensure to keep the stove in medium flame.
  • Take a lemon size dal paste and flatten it round.
  • Make a hole in the centre and put it in the hot oil and fry till it becomes light brown.
  • Recipe Courtesy: Kamala's Corner