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Karupu Ulundu Kollu Vadai | Black Urad Dhal & Horsegram Fritters

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Karupu Ulundu (Black Urad Dhal) & Kollu (Horse gram) vada is a variation from the regular Medu vadai. Urad dal is good for women as it has iron, folic acid, calcium, magnesium, potassium which makes it a healthy pulse. Horse gram is the most protein-rich lentil found on the planet. It is very high-powered. That’s why race horses are fed with this gram, which is called horse gram in the market.
Prep Time 4 hrs 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 4 hrs 45 mins
Recipe CategoryVegetarian
Served AsSnacks
CuisineSouth Indian
Servings 4
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Ingredients
  

  • Black Urad Dhal – 1 cup
  • Horse Gram/Kollu – 1/2
  • Onion – ½ cup
  • Ginger – 2 inch chop
  • Chili – 3 chopped
  • Curry leaves - few
  • Salt
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Instructions
 

  • Soak Black Urad dhal and Kollu separately for 4 hrs.
    Karupu Ulundu Kollu Vadai | Black Urad Dhal & Horsegram Fritters - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Strain the water from Urad dhal and Grind until fluffy. You may sprinkle water if needed but it should finally come like a butter.
    Karupu Ulundu Kollu Vadai | Black Urad Dhal & Horsegram Fritters - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Strain the water from kollu ,add salt & Grind it.
    Karupu Ulundu Kollu Vadai | Black Urad Dhal & Horsegram Fritters - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Grind until kollu is little coarse or you may wish to grind as a paste also. I prefer to keep a bit coarse so that the vada turns to be crispy.
    Karupu Ulundu Kollu Vadai | Black Urad Dhal & Horsegram Fritters - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Add onion, green chili , ginger, curry leaves to the batter.
    Karupu Ulundu Kollu Vadai | Black Urad Dhal & Horsegram Fritters - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Keep a small container with water. Soak your hands.Take the batter and make them as a ball. The batter should not stick to your hand. This is the right consistency.
    Karupu Ulundu Kollu Vadai | Black Urad Dhal & Horsegram Fritters - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Make a hole to the batter ball and deep fry in oil.
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  • Fry until the ‘ssssshhh’ sound stops flipping in between.
    Karupu Ulundu Kollu Vadai | Black Urad Dhal & Horsegram Fritters - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Put the vada in a paper to strain the oil.
    Karupu Ulundu Kollu Vadai | Black Urad Dhal & Horsegram Fritters - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
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Neeru Srikanth
Neeru Srikanth

I love to cook the most authentic way. Most of my recipes are cooked either in claypot or kalchatti / soapstone. They are extremely beneficial as they retain the nutrients. Before cooking a recipe in these vessels I do in-depth research and make sure it is doable in any modular kitchen.

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