Sweet and Sour Vada Pulusu

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Rated : 5 Stars
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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How to Make Sweet and Sour Vada Pulusu

  • Heat oil, add mustard seeds, asafoetida, curry leaves and fry till the seeds splutter.
  • Add fenugreek seeds, onion, green chillies and fry till the onions and fenugreek seeds become light brown.
  • Add tomato puree, coriander powder, turmeric, red chilli powder and salt, mix well and cook for 2 - 3min.
  • Add tamarind paste along with 1 cup of boiling water, and let it boil for 2-3 minutes.
  • Now drop vada into gravy (pulusu), simmer for 3 mins so that the gravy becomes a bit thick.
  • Add jaggery powder now, stir well and keep it for 1 minute.
  • Sprinkle coriander leaves and remove from fire.
  • The gravy is made thicker by adding a tsp of rice powder mixed with little amount of water before removing from fire.