Wednesday, January 12, 2011

HOW TO MAKE VADAKARI

INGREDIENTS I USED:

Channa dal -  1 cup
Onion  -  3
Tomatoes  -  2
Whole red chili -  6
Ginger and garlic paste  -  1 tsp
Turmeric Powder  -  1 tsp
Red chili powder  -  2 tbsp
Curry Leaves  -  8 to 9 springs
Bay leaves  -  2
Cloves  -  3
Cinnamon sticks  -  1 small
Fennel seeds  -  1tsp
Salt  -  required to taste 



Method:
1. Grind the soaked channa dhal  coarsely with fennel seeds and  whole red chilies into a thick coarse paste. 
2.After that add half an onion (chopped) and curry leaves into the coarse paste, make small vadas and fry it in oil. don't fry deeply.
 3.Heat oil in a pan,  add cloves, cinnamon sticks,  bay leaves, chopped onions and saute it for few minutes.
4.After that add ginger & garlic paste and fry them until the raw smell goes off.
5.Now add the chopped tomatoes with  turmeric powder, red chili powder and little salt.
6.Then mix it all together and let it cook for 5 to 10 minutes under closed lid.
7.When its come to a full boil and cooked well, crush the fried vadas with your hands and add it into the gravy.
8. close the lid for 10 minutes.Keep it in simmer. serve hot. Its a nice side dish for idli,dosa and chapathi

2 comments:

  1. vadakari enakku romba pidikum..picture claritydhan konjam dulla h iruku..next time nalla picture podunga ammu..

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