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Thattu Vadai

Deepavali Special:Thattu Vadai


Serving Size:5

3 cups rice flour
1/4 cup channal daal soaked for 4hrs
2tbsp crushed peppercorns
1tsp chili powder
1/4tsp hing
1tsp baking soda
1tsp cumin seeds
5curry leaves
5 dried chilies
3 garlic cloves
2tbsp warm water
salt to taste
Preparation Methods:
Grind dried chilie,garlic and curry leaves with 2tbsp of warm water to smooth paste.

In large bowl add all the ingredients and grind paste and enough water and knead to a smooth dough.
Take a palm ful of the dough and rolled into a small ping pong ball size. Then press then into a circular shape on a plastic sheet or wax paper.
Heat a wok on medium heat with oil and drop these vadai one by one slowly. Do not overcrowd the wok. Deep fry them til they turn golden brown. Drain and serve hot.


Selvi said…
I think u have overcook the vadai dear...but nice try

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