Sunday, November 13, 2011

Dhidir Vadai (Quick Vadai)

This is a super simple vada recipe which needs no soaking of dals. It was some time last year that we saw this recipe on TV and seeing how simple it was to make, my husband offered to make some for our evening snack. The vadas came out really well. Check it out. 
Roasted split peas – ½ cup
Roasted peanuts – ¼ cup
Red chilli – 1 (to taste)
Chopped onion – 3 tbsps
Asafoetida – a pinch
Curry leaves
Salt to taste
Oil for frying
Roast the split peas and peanuts and keep aside to cool. Grind all the ingredients, except the asafoetida and onions, adding little water at a time. To the ground mixture, add onions and asafoetida and mix well. Heat oil in a pan, make small balls of the mixture, flatten and deep fry until golden brown. Bon App├ętit. 

Note – I placed the split peas and peanuts in a microwaveable plate and heated them for 2.30 minutes.

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  1. you need to add little water to mix the ground ingredients...??

  2. Yes you do need water. I thought I had mentioned to grind all the ingredients except 2.

  3. wow, this is an easy and simple recipe for making vadai, looks delicious, please collect an award from my space :)

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  5. looks so easy & tasty...oops I visited here to see new recipes & saw there is an award to me..thanks a lot.& congrats on your awards too...

  6. Thanks Amy. Do try the vada some time.

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  8. Thank you Faseela. Will definitely drop by.

  9. yum yum! nice combo of ingredients...luv it!