Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Vazhaipoo(Banana Flower) Vadai

Generally my kids wont take Vazhapoo poriyal as such , but they do love this vadai.It is a wonderful afterschool snack for my kids.


Ingredients
Channa dhal (Kadala parupu): 1.25 cup
Banana Flower: 1 
Rice flour: 1 tablespoon
Chopped onion: 1/2 cup
Jeera (Cumin seeds): 1 tsp
Hing: a pinch
Salt: 1.5 tsp
Green chillies: 1 or 2 (as per taste)
Chopped ginger: 1 tablespoon
Butter milk: 1 cup
Oil: to fry


Step1:
Soak the dhal in water for 2 hours


Step2:
Remove the stamen from the banana florets , chop them and soak them in butter milk.


Step3:
Cook the florets in little water in low flame for about 5 minutes


Step4:
Drain the dhal and grind it coarsely without adding much water


Step5:
Now mix the dhal, banana florets, salt, hing, onion, ginger, cumin seeds,rice flour together. Rice flour adds crispness to the vada


Step6:
Add curry leaves and chopped coriander leaves


Step7:
Heat oil in a pan. Take a lemon sized ball of dough, flatten it in your palm and drop them gently in the hot oil


Step8:
Fry until golden brown

20 comments:

  1. This looks perfect. I love this vadai. Have it on my blog too:-)

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  2. Slurp! I'd love to have some of them to come to my home! :)

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  3. hmmm...I feel nostalgic.... looks goooood

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  4. Beautiful yet healthy vadai.Love to have it anytime.

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  5. I am craving for it now .Looks so delicious

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  6. Tasty and yummy snack! perfect companion for coffee or tee..

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  7. my favourite yummy and crispy vadai.

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  8. My mom makes this often and I have it with tomato ketchup... love it...

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  9. Hi! First time here, the vadai looks so good.

    FOODELICIOUS

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  10. Crispy and delicious tea time snack.

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  11. been some time i made them and they look soo scrumptious ! yum

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  12. Bannana flower vadai looks crispy and delicious.

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  13. looking crispy , perfect snack

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  14. Fantastic idea - Vadais look crisp and delish!

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  15. wow..interesting recipe....looks perfect and delicious!!

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