Instant Vada Powder

You can make delicious vadas whenever you want in a jiffy, if you have this instant powder mix ready with you.

Dahi Vada, Sambar Vada, Medu Vada

Ingredients


Urad Dal (full) - Black Lentil (preferably not split) - 1/2 KG

Chana dal - Bengal Gram - 100 gm

Red Chilly - 10

Green Chilly - 8

Ginger Paste - 1 tb

Salt - To taste

Asafoetida (optional) - 1 pinch


Procedure

Grind Urad dal, Chana dal and red chilly to a coarse powder. Grind green chilly, ginger paste, salt and asafoetida and add to the dal powder. Mix well. Grind the whole mix together once to mix well. Store the mix in the fridge.

Take the required amount of this powder, mix water and leave for about half an hour. Deep fry in oil. 

Take some dahi, garnish with mustard seeds, and dip the vadas to get dahi vada.

Dip the vadas in sambar to get sambar vadas.

If the dry vadas are left over it can be warmed on a dosa pan and eaten. It should not be fried again. It should be warmed on a pan without adding oil.


Chana Dal Vada


Chana Dal - 1/2 KG

Red Chilly - 10

Green Chilly - 8

Salt - To taste

Asafoetida (optional) - 1 pinch

Grind to a powder and store in the fridge. Whenever you want to make vada, take the required amount, mix with water and deep fry.


Kadambam Rice Vada

Ingredients

Chana Dal - 1/2 KG

Urad Dal - 1/2 KG

Tuvar Dal - 200 gm

Red Chilly - 15

Sali - To Taste

Asafoetida (optional) - a pinch

Procedure

Powder the ingredients and store in the fridge.

Whenever you want to make vadas to be added to the rice preparation, mix the required amount with water, leave for half an hour and make vadas.

These vadas can be added to Kadambam & Bisi Bele - Dal Rice


The vada mix can also be used to make Bajji or Bajiya. Vegetables such as potato and raw banana are cut into small round pieces, dipped in vada mix and deep fried to make bajiya.