Rajasthani Kanji Vada

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This is a marwari delicacy of moong dal vadas immersed in tangy mustard flavoured liquid. The 'kanji' or 'rai ka pani' as it is known needs to be prepared a day in advance so that all the flavours mellow down. Kanji vadas are a popular snack sold on the streets throughout Rajasthan.
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Prep Time1 hour 20 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Total Time1 hour 50 minutes
Served As: Dinner
Recipe Cuisine Type: Indian
Recipe Taste: Salty, Sour, Spicy, Sweet, Tangy
Servings 3

Ingredients
 

  • 1/4 Mustard Seeds rai ka kuria for the kanji
  • 1 tbsp Black Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Salt or as per taste
  • 1/2 tsp Red Chillies pwr
  • 5 cup Water
  • 2 cup Yellow Moong Dal soaked for 1 hours and drained for the vadas
  • 1 tsp Ginger green chilli paste
  • 1/2 tsp Fennel Seeds
  • 1/4 tsp Asafoetida
  • 1 tsp Salt or as per taste
  • 3 cup Oil for deep frying
  • 1 tsp Red Chillies pwr
  • 1 tsp Kasuri methi
  • 1 tsp Coriander Powder coriender pwr
  • 1 tsp Seeds coriender
  • 1/2 tsp Garam Masala
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Instructions
 

  • For the kanji : Combine all the ingredients Transfer to all the ingredients into a deep bowl, add 5 cups of water and mix well. Cover it with a lid and sun light for 24 hours.
    Rajasthani Kanji Vada - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • FOR VADA Overnight-soak the moong dal. Drain out the water the following morning and grind the dal into a coarse paste by using very little water. Also add in the green chilli-ginger paste, saunf, hing and salt,garam masala,coriender pwr.
    Rajasthani Kanji Vada - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Add coriender seeds,red chilli pwr,kasoori methi,garam masala and 1 tsp hot oil mix well.
  • Heat oil in a kadhai and plop small balls of this dough into it. Deep-fry the Vadas till they have turned golden brown in colour.
    Rajasthani Kanji Vada - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Drain the Vadas on an absorbent paper and then transfer them into a bowl containing cold water.
  • Drain and squeeze out all the water from the Vadas by lightly pressing each of them. Next, place the Vadas in the Kanji and allow them to soak for at least an hour.
    Rajasthani Kanji Vada - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Place the vadas in the kanji and refrigerate it. Allow them to soak for at least 1 hour. Serve chilled.
    Rajasthani Kanji Vada - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
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Shakuntla Tulshyan
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  1. Awesome recipe Shakuntla however you have not entered the tags correctly, you can edit the recipe to rectify the tags. Please click this link to see how to put tags correctly 🙂 https://www.plattershare.com/status/208515 stars

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