Ash Gourd Vadams

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Total Time:
5-6 days
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

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

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  • Ash gourd - 1/2 kg
  • Black gram dal - 2 cup
  • Green chillies - 1 cup, finely chopped
  • Cumin seeds - 1 tbsp
  • Asafoetida - 1/2 tsp
  • Salt - 1/3 cup

How to Make Ash Gourd Vadams

  • Soak black gram dal in water for 2-3 hours. Grate the ash gourd and squeeze out all the liquid (reserve the liquid).
  • Drain the dal and grind to a stiff smooth paste using some of the ash gourd liquid. (Do not add too much liquid).
  • Add grated gourd and the rest of the ingredients to the paste. Mix well.
  • Take a plastic sheets and drop tbsp of the mixture on it in straight rows.
  • Dry in sunlight for 5-6 days.
  • They will peel off the paper on the third day.
  • Then just spread them out and dry well.
  • These are like wafers.
  • Fry and serve.