Sunday, March 20, 2011

Uddina vada

Ingredients (Serves 2):
1 cup black dal (uddina bele)
2 Tbsp shredded coconut
1 tsp crushed pepper
3 green chilli - finely diced
1  tsp grated ginger
1 Tbsp finely chopped curry leaves
1 Tbsp rice flour
Pinch of baking soda
Oil for deep frying

1) Soak black dal in water for 2-3 hours. Remove excess water and grind it into fine paste. Do not add more than 3 Tbsp of water while grinding
2) Mix this with the rest of the ingredients. Check for salt.
3) Cut a baking paper into a square 4x4 inch square and oil it. Take about 2-3 tbsp of the paste and press it into a circle. Make a hole in the centre
4) Gently drop this into heated oil and fry until golden brown.

Serve with sambar and coriander chutney


  1. More than a 100 recepies out here, never knew this part of you :) and how come you never invited us for any lunch or dinner:)

  2. Wow Akhil!
    This is just the place for someone about to start cooking full-time.. Will come back in a couple of months for sure! :)

  3. @ravish: Why would i even care to cook when in India! :) Never entered the kitchen despite my mum's incessant nagging ;) So you did know me pretty well ;)

    @appy: heehee.. awesome kane :)