Friday, September 20, 2013

Channa Dal -1Cup
Onion -1
Tomato -1
Jeera-1 teaspoon
Turmeric powder -1/4 teaspoon
Sambhar Powder -1 1/2 teaspoon
Fennel Seeds -1 teaspoon
Red chilly -3
Tamarind juice -1/4 cup
Shredded coconut -1/4 cup
Asafoetida -1 pinch
Chopped coriander leaves -3 tsp
Salt -1/2 teaspoon
Oil -2 teaspoon
For vadai
Soak the channa dal for 2 hour and grind channa dal,fennel seeds,red chilly,asafoetida and 1/4 tsp of salt to a  coarse paste.Transfer the mixture to a bowl then add the 1/2 cup of chopped onion and 2 tsp of chopped coriander and mix well and make small balls and pat them with your palm
You can deep fry this vadai or steam cook it like idly(i pressure cooked it).Grease the idly plate and place vadai and cook for 15 min
For Kuzhambu
In a blender add coconut,jeera and 1/4 cup of water and make a fine paste
Heat the oil in pan.Add mustard seeds,after it pops add chopped onion and cook for 1 min now add the chopped tomato and turmeric powder,cook for 10 sec then add Sambhar powder and mix well,add tamarind water and boil for 10 min
 Add coconut paste,1/4 cup of water and cook for 15 min then add the fried/steam cooked vadai to the gravy and cook for 5 min then add coriander leaves for garnishing and off the stove
Tasty vadai kuzhambu is ready to serve.


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