vada-curry-gravy

Vada curry gravy

Vada curry Ingredients For vada Chana dal - 1 cup Salt to taste A litttle Water (If required) Oil for frying For curry Oil - 1 tbsp Onion - 3 chopped Green chilli - 2 thinly sliced Fennel seeds- 1/2 tsp Cinnamon stick, Cloves, Bay leaf & Cardamom Garlic - 6 to 7 cloves chopped Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp Sambar powder - 2 tsp Salt to taste A few Chopped Coriander leaves A few Curry leaves Method: 1. Soak the Channa dal for 3 hours & drain the water. 2. In a mixer jar add soaked channa dal, salt, a little water & grind into a coarse mixture. 3. Flatten coarse mixture & deep fry it & keep aside. 4. Next step is making the curry, In a deep pan add oil, cinnamon stick, cloves, bay leaf, cardamom, fennel seeds, onion, green chilli, garlic, curry leaves & saute it for a few minutes. 5. Add turmeric powder, sambar powder, salt & mix it. 6. Now its time to add fried vada by breaking it. Pour enough water & cook it for about 15 to 20 minutes in a medium flame. 7. Boil until the vadas gets soft and gets absorbed well in the gravy. Stir in such a way to mash it if needed to get a thick curry. Garnish with coriander leaves and curry leaves. 8. If you like a gravy consistency don't reduce it too much you can turn off the stove in that point. The healthier option is steamed the vada inst Dec 11, 2014