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Kara Vadai

Dedicated To My Mother in law
Kara Vadai
Kara Vadai
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  • Serves6 Person(s)
  • CategoryVeg
  • Cuisine TypeIndian
  • Good for Snacks

About this recipe

Kara vadai is a  popular snack of  Kanyakumari district and Trivandrum . A nice recipe passed on to me from my mother in law  who is native of Kerala. No doubt that you love this yummy spicy Vada. Today I asked her to make this Kara vadai specially to post in my blog....

Ingredients for Kara Vadai

  • Parboiled Rice 3 cups
  • Urad dal 1 cup, Chana dal 1 cup, Thur dal 1 cup
  • Red chillies 6
  • Finely chopped ginger and green chillies
  • Salt to taste, Hing powder ,1 tea spoon Curry leaves, Oil for deep frying , Cooking Soda (baking Soda) 1/2 tea spoon

How to cook Kara Vadai

  1. Wash all the dals and rice separately and soak them separately for 3 hours. Soak the red chillies with rice.
  2.  After three hours drain the water out completely. Take 3 tb spoons of soaked chana dal and keep it aside separatley.
    Kara Vadai
  3. Now in a mixie jar grind rice and red chillies to fine smooth batter with small quantity of water. Transfer the batter to a broad bowl.
    Kara Vadai
  4.  Then grind the urad dal adding 1/4 cups of water to smooth paste and add that also to the bowl. Then grind the chana dal and Thur dal together to coarse paste.
    Kara Vadai
  5.  Mix all the batter well and add the soaked chana dal which you have kept separately to it with all other ingredients with salt. Heat oil and drop the batter to the oil in small lots like bondas and fry to golden colour. 
  • Tastes:  Crispy and Soft , spicy |
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Wow, I must try this... step by step pictures made it more tempting... 

Its so tempting to see the pics ...i m sure the taste would be awesome.