Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Masal Vadai


Channa Dhal - 2 cups - soak in water for 1 hour
Onion - 1 - chopped
Red chillies - 8 nos
Gralic - 6 cloves - Cut into small pieces
Fennel seeds - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Hing - A pinch
Coriander leaves - few (chopped)
Salt - 1/2 tsp or as per need
Oil - for frying


1. Grind channa dhal, garlic, fennel seeds and red chilles together.(If you use blender/mixi, do not add much water. If you use grinder, do not add water)
2. Add chopped onion, coriander leaves, turmeric powder, hing, and salt to the ground mixture and mix well.
3. Heat oil in a pan, take a ball of the mixture(lemon size), keep it in the center of the palm, press it to become flat and leave it in oil.(wipe you palm with little water to avoid sticking).
4. Turn the sides until you see brown color.


-> Serve it with coconut chutney, sambar, capsicum chutney, moore kuzhambu...
-> You can also add spinach to this mixture and also beet root...