Friday, March 13, 2009

Vadai Curry


Channa dal - 1 cup
onions - 2
tomatoes - 2
ginger garlic paste - 2 tbsp
red chilli powder - 1 tsp
dania powder - 1 tsp
salt to taste.
turmeric - 1/4 tsp

oil for frying
cinnamon - 1 "
cardamom - 2
cloves - 2
bay leaf - 1

To grind:
saunf - 1 tsp
green chillies - 3

To garnish:
corriander leaves - 1/4 cup

- soak channa dal in water for 2 hrs
- grind green chillies and saunf to a fine paste
- now grind the channa dal and the green chilli paste with little salt to coarse paste
- the dal shouldnt be ground finely
- place this mixture in a vessel
- in a pressure pan add little water and place the channal dal mixture vessel in it
- steam it without adding any whistle for 10 mins
- remove from fire and allow it to cool
- now just break the chana dal mixture
- that wil look like bread crumbs
- Chop the onions finely - chop the tomatoes finely
- in a kadai add oil
- to it add all the sesoning items and allow it to stand for a minute
- then add the onions and fry until it becomes transparent
- then add the tomatoes
- fry till they are full smashed
- add salt, turmeric , ginger garlic paste and fry til the raw smell vanishes
- then add the red chilli powder, dania powder and fry
- now add a little oil and add the channa dal mixture
- mix well and close the pan with the lid for few minutes
- then add the corriander leaves and mix well
- serve it hot with dosa, idli, appam, chappathi or iddiyappam

This is for the EVENT:

Viki's Kitchen


Rahman said...

interesting recipes....
nice posts

Abilashini Sapthanaa said...

Thanks a lot Rahman. This recipe is a South Indian delicacy. Should try this with Idli, dosa, aapam and Idiyappam.. said...

hi abilashini this is rehman, how are you doing?

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Abilashini Sapthanaa said...

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