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Vadai Curry Recipe

Vadai 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 :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 3
RATINGs :
Rated 5 based on 100 votes
5

Ingredients

  • For the vadai:
  • Bengal Gram dal - 1 cup
  • Onion - 2 (chopped finely)
  • For the gravy :
  • Onion - 4 (Cut into thin, long pieces)
  • Garlic - 2 peeled pods
  • Tomatoes - 1/4 kg (blanch in hot water, remove the skin and make it into a paste)
  • Grind together :
  • Onion - 1
  • Ginger - 4 flakes
  • Red Chillies - 5
  • Green chillies - 5
  • Ani seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Cardamoms - 3
  • Cinnamon - 1-inch piece
  • Cloves - 3
  • Roasted Bengal Gram dhal - 1 tbsp
  • How to Make Vadai Curry:

    1. For making vadai:
    2. Soak dal for 2 hours. Drain grind it coarsely with salt.
    3. Mix finely cut onions into the dal paste.
    4. Divide the dough into small balls and deep-fry. Keep aside (do not fry till deep brown, remove when it turns golden).
    5. Heat 3 tbsps of oil in a pan and fry garlic and onions.
    6. When it turns into golden brown in colour, add the ground mixture and fry till oil separates.
    7. Mix tomato paste and fry.
    8. Pour 3 cups of water with turmeric powder, sugar and salt.
    9. When it starts boiling, add the fried vadas in it and let it boil for a few minutes.
    10. If the water is not enough add little more, otherwise the vadas will absorb the water and the gravy will too thick.
    11. When gravy is ready, remove from fire and garnish with cut coriander leaves.
    12. This goes well with appam, dosas and idlis.



     

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