Urad dal wada are tasty and loved by all. It is usually served along with idli in restaurants. It is one of the essentials of South Indian breakfast.
Urad dal is soaked and then made into a thick batter, seasoned with spices and then deep fried in oil. Shaped like doughnuts, these have always been my favourite. With or without chutney, I love these fried dumplings. Today, a sneak and peek at this one.
This is vegan and gluten free snack, ideal for breakfast along with idly or as an accompaniment with any meal. It is tasty and one cannot resist having a couple of them. It is usually served with coconut chutney but one can dunk them in sambar or thick curd, it tastes awesome.
This is an old post which I had written when I started my blog. Now, the post is redesigned with new picture and content, looking back there is a phenomenal change in the pictures and the way of writing. Well, that’s life, we try to get better each day isn’t it? And this post is part of the new group that I have joined Foodies_Redoing Old Posts started by Renu. The purpose is to give a new face to the old posts that we had written long back.
- 2 cup urad dal
- 5 green chilly
- coriander leaves
- a few fresh coconut pieced
- curry leaves
- oil for frying
- Soak urad dal in water for three hours.
- Grind it to a fine batter with little water.
- In another jar, grind green chilly and coriander and mix with it. Throw in a few roughly cut curry leaves, coconut pieces and salt.
- Heat oil in a pan , when done, beat and take some batter, make a hole with the thumb, and slowly release it into the oil. Initially, one needs a little practice to make urad dal wada, but once you know the trick, you can do it.
- In the beginning, one may not be able to make them and needs to be satisfied with the usual round balls.
- Fry until brown on medium flame, remove and put them on a tissue paper.
- Serve with coconut chutney.
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