Recipe Cuisine: South Indian | Recipe Category: Tea time Snacks
Prep Time: 10 mins | Cooking Time: 10 mins | Yields: 13
Onion - 3
Gram flour - 1/2 to 1 cup (depends on the size of the onion)
Rice flour - 1/4 cup
Green chilli - 1
Chilli powder - 1 tsp
Ginger - 1 inch piece
Turmeric - 1/4 tsp
Asafoetida - a pinch
Curry leaves - a sprig
Salt - to taste
Oil - to deep fry
Thinly slice onions and green chillies. Crush the Ginger and chop curry leaves.
In a large bowl, take onion, green chilli, curry leaves, asafoetida, ginger, turmeric and salt. Mix well and keep aside for 5 minutes. It will leaves some water.
In a bowl, combine together gram flour, rice flour and chilli powder. Add this flour to the onion and mix it properly.
Heat oil in a deep frying pan. When oil becomes hot, reduce it to medium heat.
Drop a small lemon sized ball of onion mixture into the oil and fry till golden brown. Transfer it to a serving plate.
Serve with hot tea.
|Keep all your ingredients ready. Chop the green chilli and ginger|
|Thinly slice the onions|
|In a large mixing bowl, combine everything together except oil (besan flour, rice flour, chilli powder, turmeric, salt, chopped ginger, green chilli, asafoetida and curry leaves)|
|Mix well and keep aside for some time so that the onion will leave some water|
|After 5 mins, sprinkle little water to this and make a very thick batter. You should be able to make balls|
|Heat oil for deep frying. When onion becomes hot, reduce the flame to medium and proceed. Take some onion mixture and make a small lemon sized balls. Drop it in a hot oil.|
|Roll the vada to all sides in oil for even frying|
|When it turns golden brown, remove from flame. Drain excess oil and transfer it to a serving plate|