Saturday, April 1, 2006

Coriander Vada

Coriander Vada
Once,I had these Coriander vadas in one of Chennai's restaurant.So,i added coriander to vada batter and got the same taste.
Ingredients for Coriander(Kotthimeera) Vada:
2 cups of Urad dal
5 Green chillies
1 Inch Ginger
1 bunch of corianderleaves(Kotthimeera in Telugu,Kothamalli in Tamil,Kothambir in Kannada)
2 Chopped Onions
2 Sprigs of Curry leaves
Salt to taste
Oil for frying
Wash, soak dal in water for 3 hrs.Drain and grind along with green chillies,ginger into a smooth batter with a less amount of water.Add Chopped Onions,Chopped coriander leaves,chopped curry leaves,salt to the batter and mix well.Heat oil in a deep frying pan.Wet the palm, take some batter and flatten to a round shape, make a hole in the center with finger and slowly slide into the hot oil.Fry both sides till golden brown. Serve hot with Bengalgram dal(Senagapappu in Telugu,Kadalaparupu in Tamil)Chutney.

Bengalgram Dal Chutney:
1 cup of Bengalgram Dal
4 GreenChillies
1 inch Ginger
1 Tomato
4 sprigs of coriander leaves
Oil - 3tspns
Mustard seeds(1/2tsp),Redchillie-1,curryleaves -4 for Seasoning
Heat oil in the pan and fry BengalgramDal,until it turns goldenbrown color&keep it aside.Fry GreenChillies,tomato,ginger in another of oil.Mix all the ingredients,salt,corinder leaves and grind it into a thick paste.Season it with mustard seeds,redchilli&curryleaves.


KrishnaArjuna said...

Vada looks great!!

sailu said...

Lakshmi,vadalu choodadaaniki chaala baagunaayi.Nenu kooda ee vadalu chaystuntaanu.

Santhi said...

yummy yummy..
Looks like ur shooing most of Los angeles gloomy weather blues with neat cooking and eating..:):):)

Lakshmi said...

vadalu bavunayi, ladoos try cheyala, ma husband favorite.

rosh said...

Yo've got a tasty blog Sunita, and the Kothamalli Vada looks tasty. Sailu is harping something in Telugu -:). Are you telugu ?

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