Thursday, August 2, 2012

Arai Keerai Vadai


 


 





Ingredients:


Arai keerai  - 1  cup (cleaned , washed, chopped)

Channa dhal - 1 cup (washed and soaked) 

Onion - 1 no (medium size, chopped)

Red chillies - 4 nos 

Sombu - 1 tsp

Asafoetida - 1 tsp

Curry leaves - a few

Salt - as you need 

Oil - to deep fry



Method:


                                  Soak the channa dhal for 1/2 an hour before you start.


                              After half an hour drain the water from the channa dhal.
                     Grind red chillies , salt, asafoetida first. Add drained channa dhal and

                                                        grind without adding water.  



                 Add  finely chopped  onion, curry leaves and sombu to the ground dough. 

                                      Now add the chopped keerai and mix well .

                    Wet your hands and take a small quantity of the dough make vadai ,



                                           In a pan , put oil , heat at medium flame. 

                                       Check the oil if hot and put the vadais in the oil. 

                                             Medium flame is very very important.




                                        After one side comes golden brown colour ,

                                       turn it to the other side and allow to comes  crispy. 


                                                 Now take from the oil and serve HoT :)

42 comments:

  1. Punitha, i guess this is keera vadai... plz post the title dear... (you need not add this in your comments) :-)

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  2. i have had this in restaurants but never have we tried it at home... looks good... :-)

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  3. yummy dish..is it keerai vadai?punitha did you forget to add the title of your dish?

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  4. new to me......sounds delicious.please colect ur award @ http://fitforataste.blogspot.com/2012/08/its-award-time.html

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  5. crispy and healthy vadai.....looks delicious :)

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  6. Wow.....what a crispy and colourful vada! Looks yummy. Feeling hungry now........

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  7. love the dal vadais, addition of green leaves makes it more yummy and healthy :)

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  8. Crispy delicious vadai...Perfect for tea..

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  9. Looks like parippu vada. What is keerai

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  10. Looks crispy and perfectly done.

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  11. Crispy and perfect tea time snack,delicious.

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  12. Love this yummy crispy keerai vadai..perfect snack:)

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  13. Perfect tea time snack...think I had seen keerai vadai earlier in your blog..is it a different keerai?

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  14. first time here... vadai looks crispy and delicious... the addition of green leaves would have added a wonderful taste to the vadai..

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  15. Wow !! Love this tempting crispy vadai ever...
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  16. Healthy and crispy vada... Would be perfect for tea

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  17. Yummy AND tasty
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  18. A nutrition packed vadai..Loved the recipe Punitha.

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  19. This option for sure reduces the guilt... Can we bake it also?

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  20. அரைக்கீரை வடை அறைகுறையாக இல்லாமல் பார்க்கவே முழு திருப்தியாக உள்ளது. பாராட்டுக்கள். vgk

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  21. perfect to have with hot tea.. :)

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  22. very crispy and healthy vadai..perfect tea-time snack.
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  23. Super inviting dear !!! .Inviting you to join Fast Food Event - Noodles !!!

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  24. Vadas look crispy good and tempting!!

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  25. Thanks for sending me a Sunshine Blog Award...I am honored:)

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  26. crispy and tasty vadai..healthy one..

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  27. hey Punitha.. i am back after a long time...life had occupied me with some things. nice crispy vadais, by the way.

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  28. this is wonderful! All these beautiful aromas. Lots of flavour in this dish!

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  29. Looks perfect !!

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    Sharanya
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