Oct 20, 2006

Vada Curry

Ingredients:
Channa dal-1cup
Cinnamon-1inch stk
Cardamom-2
Cloves-2
Bay leaf-1
Saunf-1tsp
Garlic-2nos
Ginger garlic paste-1tsp
Tomato-1big chopped
Onions-1chopped
Chilli powder-2tsp
Turmeric-1/2tsp
Salt to taste
oil-3tbsp
Coconutmilk-1/4cup(optional)
Chopped cilantro


Method:
Wash & soak channa dal for about 4hrs.
Grind it into a coarse paste along with garlic & saunf.
Place the channa mixture in an idly plate or any other plate & steam it for about10mts.
Remove & crush the steamed vadas & keep aside.
Heat oil in a pan or kadai; add cinnamon, cardamom, cloves & bay leaf .fry for a minute.
Then add onions sauté well &add ginger garlic paste, sauté for another minute.
Now add the tomatoes, salt, turmeric, & chilli powder mix well.
Cook till the tomatoes are well mashed.
Add the crushed vadas &coconut milk/water, cover &cook for at least 10-15mts
Garnish with cilantro.
Serve hot with idly or dosa.

2 comments:

Foodie's Hope said...

Vada curry looks delicious and making me crave for some!!Thanks..

Krithika said...

This is something I need to try. Looks delicioius !