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Serving Size : 4 people
Preparation Time : 2 hours for soaking
Cooking Time : 30 minutes
|Quantity||Ingredients for Vada Curry Recipe|
|1 cup||Channa Dal / Kadalai Paruppu|
|2 tsp||Fennel seeds|
|4-5||Dry red chilies|
|Salt to taste|
|Oil for frying|
|For Vada Curry|
|1 Bay leaf, 1 cinnamon stick, 2 cardamom, 2 cloves|
|1 tbsp||Ginger Garlic Paste|
|1/2 tsp||Turmeric Powder|
|1 tsp||Garam Masala powder|
|1 tsp||Coriander powder|
|2-3 tsp||Red Chilli Powder|
|1/4 cup||Grated Coconut|
|Salt to taste|
Step 1) Vada Mix:
Soak Channa Dal / Kadalai paruppu for 2 hours.
Drain the water completely and transfer it to a blender and also add fennel seeds, dry red chilies , required salt and grind it to a coarse paste.
Step 2) Frying Vada:
Fry the vada mix in oil until golden . Once golden remove from oil and break them into small pieces and keep it aside.
Heat oil in a pan and add cinnamon stick, cardamon , bay leaves and cloves. Add finely onions, some salt and saute until the onions turns golden.
Once the onions turns golden add green chilies, ginger garlic paste and the masalas - Turmeric powder, coriander powder, Garam masala powder and chili powder and some curry leaves .Mix it once and then add finely chopped tomato some water ,cover and cook until everything turns into a paste.
In the meanwhile grind coconut with some water in a blender and keep it aside. Coconut adds thickness and creamy taste to the curry. Coconut is purely optional, if you don't like the taste of coconut then your can skip.
Once the tomatoes turns into a paste add coconut milk and let it come to a boil. Now add the broken masal vadas and cook for few more minutes.
Our Delicious Vada Curry is ready to be served. You can make this recipe with the leftover masal vada as well. This recipe goes excellent with dosa, Idli and chapathi.
Vada Curry is a traditional recipe of south India made with Masal vada cooked in an authentic Indian curry base. It is an excellent side dish for Idli, Dosa and Chapathi.
- 1 cup Channa Dal
- 2 tsp Fennel seeds
- 4-5 Dry red chilies
- 2 Tbsp Oil
- 1 Bay leaf, 1 cinnamon stick, 2 cardamom, 2 cloves
- 2 Onions
- 2 Tomatoes
- 1 tbsp Ginger Garlic Paste
- 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
- 1 tsp Garam Masala powder
- 1 tsp Coriander powder
- 1 tbsp Red Chilli Powder
- 2 Green chilies
- 1/4 cup Grated Coconut
- few Curry Leaves
- Coriander leaves
- Salt to Taste
- Soak the dal and grind it along with fennel, red chilies and salt
- Fry the vada mix in oil and break the vada into small pieces
- heat oil and add the whole spices
- Saute onions and add tomatoes and the masala
- Add coconut milk and add the vadas - and cook for some time
- Garnish it with curry leaves and some chopped coriander leaves
- Our Delicious Vada Curry is ready to be served.