Thayir Vadai ( Curd Vadai)

Thayir Vadai (Curd Vadai)

Today I was making a cup of steaming cup in the morning when suddenly I thought "how would it be if I had Thayir Vadai now" mouth-watering snack..vadai soaked in curd garnished with carrots, coriander leaves or even kara boondhi ( snack made with besen flour )... got it what to prepare for snack when my son comes back from school today..I remember my first time tasting curd vadai in my hometown Namakkal -my uncle brought them for evening yummy..can feel the taste in my tongue still..soft vadai with lots of onions soaked in curd. Use home made curd for this recipe and if you are using store brought yogurt-add couple spoons of lime juice to get the sour share my memories with my crispy yummy curd vadai .

Serving Size:4


1 cup ural daal
1 cup toor daal
2 cups thick curd
1/4 cup finely chopped coriander leaves
1 cup finely chopped onions
2tbsp shredded carrots
1tsp mustard seeds
1tsp cumin seeds
a pinch hing powder
salt to taste
3 curry leaves
2 dried chillies
2 cup oil for frying

Preparation Methods:
Soak the daal for 4 hrs and grind to a smooth batter. Pour the curd into a large bowl and beat until fluffy and keep aside. In a frying pan add 3tbsp oil ,add mustard seeds-once starts to crack add curry leaves,dried chillies,cumin seed and hing powder. Once they turn slightly browned pour into the beaten curd mixture and adjust the level of salt. Keep aside

Coat a frying wok with oil on medium heat.Meanwhile add the chopped onions to the batter and adjust the level of salt.Wet your hands and take a spoonful , make into a round then flatten slight.You can make a hole if you like and slowly drop them one by one into the hot oil. Fry till brown and crispy.Remove and drop into the curd mixture.. Garnished with chopped coriander leaves and shredded carrots.


Vikis Kitchen said…
wow thayir vadai looks mouthwatering.
u always cook something special and unique dear.
Thanks Viki..happy to know that u follow my blog as well as Malar...actually I'm was planning stop my blog....
anudivya said…
I do love thayir vadai a lot, but rarely make it. Your pics are good, and a nice blog! First time here...
Srikitchen said…
wow! that looks delicious and yum!
first time to ur blog and it is very nice!
visit my blog when u find time!
gtyuk said…
thayir vada looks yummm; my husband loves thayir vada, he can content with only these vadais for lunch...
I came here by chance (happily) searching for party menus and you see now, I'm somewhere in the snacks section i think; you've got a lovely set of recipes; your mutton curry also looks hot and delicious.