Salem Thattu Vadai Set Recipe

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About Salem Thattu Vadai Set Recipe

Salem Thattu Vadai Set is a spicy, tangy and tasty street food from Salem in Tamilnadu, India> Fresh and tangy beet, carrot and onion filling is sandwiched between crispy thattu vadais, smeared with spicy chutneys, for a crunchy and spicy bite.
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Recipe Time & More

Prep Time15 minutes
Total Time15 minutes
Served AsSnacks
Servings - 4

Ingredients
 

  • 20 Rice Flour or homemade readymade thattu vadais spicy savory crisps
  • Filling or carrot for the beet carrot
  • 1/2 cup grated carrot
  • 1/2 cup ½ Cup Grated Beetroots grated beetroots
  • 1/4 cup Onions thinly sliced
  • a lime Lemon juice half
  • 3 tbsp Coriander or cilantro chopped cilantro
  • 1-2 tsp Salt or as per taste
  • 2 Green Chillies optional finely chopped jalapenos
  • Green Chutney for the
  • 1 cup Coriander or cilantro cilantro
  • 1/2 cup Mint
  • 3 to 4 Green Chillies jalapenos
  • 2 to 3 cloves Garlic
  • a lime Lemon juice half
  • 1-2 tsp Salt or as per taste
  • For The Red Chutney: for the red chutney
  • 1 Onion cubed medium
  • 2 to Tomato chopped
  • 2 cloves Garlic or ginger or ginger
  • 1 tsp red chili powder
  • 1 tsp Tamarind Paste or tamarind marble size or tamarind
  • 1-2 tsp Salt or as per taste
  • 2 tsp Cooking Oil
  • Optional Toppings or fillings or fillings
  • Roasted Peanuts spicy
  • Spicy Khara Boondis deep fried chickpea flour batter balls spicy khara boondis
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Instructions
 

  • To make the green chutney: In a blender jar, place chopped coriander leaves, mint leaves, green chillies, garlic or ginger, salt to taste and blend to a fine paste. Remove to a bowl, add lemon juice, mix well. Keep aside
  • To make the red chutney: In a small saucepan, heat oil. Add onions and garlic and sauté for about 2 minutes till slightly soft. Add red chilli powder, tamarind/tamarind paste, tomatoes and fry again for about 2 to 3 minutes more.
    Salem Thattu Vadai Set Recipe - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • When cool, transfer to blender jar and make a fine paste. Remove to a small bowl. Add salt to taste and keep aside. Now, the chutneys are ready.
    Salem Thattu Vadai Set Recipe - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • To make the filling: Wash, peel and grate beetroots and carrots. Finely slice onions. In a bowl, mix grated beets, carrots, onions, finely chopped coriander leaves, green chilles and lemon juice. Add salt to taste and mix well.
    Salem Thattu Vadai Set Recipe - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Assembling the Salem sets: Apply red chutney to one side of half of the thattu vadais.
    Salem Thattu Vadai Set Recipe - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Place a teaspoon or two of the filling (be generous) over the crispies. Top with few kernels of spicy peanuts and some boondis (optional). Smear the rest half of the savory crisps with green chutney.
    Salem Thattu Vadai Set Recipe - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Gently top the filled thattu vadais like a sandwich and serve these crispy and spicy savory sandwiches immediately.
    Salem Thattu Vadai Set Recipe - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • If you cannot get thattu vadais, you can try using papdis (a north Indian deep fried flour crispy normally used in chaats) or even some salty crackers like Monaco biscuits or even Ritz crackers!
    Salem Thattu Vadai Set Recipe - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Do try this unique but simple and tasty south Indian street food, popular in my hometown, Salem, and treat your family and friends to this spicy, crunchy and refreshing unique snack called Salem Thattu Vadai Set or Sandwich at your next party or with

Recipe Notes

  •  For a more north Indian flavor, you can use tamarind chutney instead of the tomato-onion chutney.
  • Play around with different types of chutneys (normally used for dosas and idlis) etc. or even ketchup or any hot sauce like Sriracha sauce, chilli sauce etc. and you have a different flavor to relish every time
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