Special Vada Curry

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • For vada:
  • 1/4 cup - urad dal
  • 1/4 cup - channa dal
  • 1/4 cup - moong dal
  • Salt and oil
  • For curry:
  • 1/4 cup - coconut
  • 1/2 tbsp - poppy seeds
  • 5 - red chilli
  • 1/4 tsp - fennel/saunf
  • 1 - clove
  • 1 - cardamom
  • 3 cloves - garlic
  • 1/2 tbsp - roasted gram dal
  • 1/4 tbsp - coriander seeds
  • 1 - onion, sliced
  • 1 - tomato, cubed
  • Salt and oil
  • Curry leaves and coriander leaves

How to Make Special Vada Curry

  • For making vada:
  • Soak the three dals for a few hours and grind it like vada batter, that is, slightly coarse.
  • Now heat oil in the wok or kadai.
  • Drop the batter as small balls into the oil.
  • Deep-fry till slightly golden brown.
  • For making curry:
  • Grind the first nine ingredients to a coarse paste as we do for kurma.
  • Heat oil in the kadai, saute the onion to slight brown colour.
  • Now add the curry leaves and tomato.
  • Saute till the tomato is mushy.
  • Now add the ground paste and add water 3 times.
  • Cook till raw aroma disappears.
  • Now the gravy starts to thicken.
  • Add the vadas that you made and garnish with coriander leaves.
  • Recipe courtesy: Dishes from My Kitchen.

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