Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Cabbage Urad Dal Vada

1 1/2 cup urad dal (soaked in water for 2 hrs)
1 1/2 - 2 cups grated cabbage (can increase or reduce the quantity)
2 tablespoon rice flour
1 medium onion chopped
2 green chilies,chopped
2 sprigs of curry leaves,chopped
1 tablespoon ginger chopped
A pinch of asafoetida
Salt as required
Oil for frying

Add some salt to the grated cabbage,Mix well and keep for 10 minutes.(This is done to bring out excess water from the cabbage)
Grind urad dal to a smooth thick paste with out adding much water.
Squeeze out excess water from the cabbage.
Add cabbage,onion,green chilies,curry leaves,ginger,asafoetida,rice flour and salt to the urad dal paste and mix well.
Heat oil in a kadai.
Wet your hands with water and shape a small portion into a small ball.
Make a hole in the middle  using your thumb.(You can wet your fingers with water whenever the mixture sticks to your fingers)
Carefully drop into the hot oil and fry until golden brown.
Serve hot with sambar/chutney.


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