Thursday, February 20, 2014

Prawns Vada


Ingredients
500 gram prawns,cleaned,deveined
1/2 cup grated coconut
1 teaspoon cumin seeds
2-3 shallots
4-5 green chilies
2 sprigs curry leaves
2 garlic cloves
1"ginger
1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
Salt to taste
Oil for frying

Method
  • In a grinder, crush the prawns slightly  and keep aside.
  • Grind coarsely the coconut, shallots,green chilies,curry leaves,cumin seeds,garlic,ginger and turmeric.
  • Mix prawns with the above mixture and add the required amount of salt.
  • Heat oil in a kadai.
  • Wet the palm of your hand with water and place a small ball of vada mix on it.
  • Press it down slightly and make a small hole at the center using one finger.
  • Drop it slowly into the hot oil.
  • Fry the vada until golden brown on both sides and drain on to a tissue paper.
  • Serve hot with chutney of your choice. 




15 comments:

  1. Prawns vada ...I usually make thoran with the above said ingredients but vada looks so yummy.Good that I was not standing next to that kadai otherwise I would have simply finished off the whole thing.:)))

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    1. Chemeen thoran is yet another tasty side dish.Thankyou so much Meena.

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  2. I had this once at a friends place and loved it..:-) Thank you for sharing the recipe. Looks really delicious

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  3. What a creative invention. Those vadas are so uplifting in taste and outlook.

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  4. Really an innovative recipe...looks so so good........

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  5. I have seen these vadas many a times on cookery shows.. but never felt like mixing and making vadas.....but i have changed my mind... looks so yumm

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  6. thanks for sharing the recipe...this is completely new to me....never had it before but they look so tempting to me, the prawns lover :)...will try it

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