>> Saturday, February 12, 2011
Chinnu liked these so much that he wanted me to prepare it again and again. I was very happy that he liked it, makes life easy if at least one of them eat something and like it enough to ask for more.
Alasandalu Carrot Vada
Alasandallu / Black Eyed Peas - 1 cup
Carrot, grated - 1/2 cup
Gram Flour / Besan - 1 tbsp
Green chilie - 1 long
Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
Red chili powder - 1/2 tsp
Salt to taste
Oil for deep frying
Method to prepare:
Wash and soak the black eyed peas overnight.
Then grind the peas with very little water to a coarse paste.
Take it in a bowl and add the besan, grated carrot, finely chopped chilis, grated ginger, finely chopped coriander leaves and curry leaves. Adjust the salt. Mix everything together. The consistency should of the regular vadas.
Meanwhile heat a pan with oil. Then pat down as small circular discs and gently drop them into hot oil. simmer down the flame and cook on both sides. Remember to regulate the oil as if you cook it in low flame the vadas will dunk more oil.
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