Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Soya (Dill Leaves) Fritters / Soya Keerai Vadai





Ingredients:
Chana Dal – 1 cup
Moong Dal – ¼ cup
Soya keerai/ Dill leaves  chopped – ½ cup
Onion, Chopped – 1
Green chillies – 3
Fennel seeds – 1 tbsp                             
Ginger - 1 inch
Curry leaves chopped – 1 tsp
Salt to taste.
Oil for deep frying.





Method:
1) Soak Chana dal and moong dal for 1 hour. Remove the water. Keep 3 tbsp of the soaked Chana dal separately.
2) Coarsely grind the lentils with fennel seeds, ginger, green chillies and salt without adding water.
3) Add the dill leaves, onion and remaining chana dal to the coarsely ground dal Mixture. Mix it well.





4) Heat oil in a pan. Take a lemon size dal mixture and flatten it with your palms.
5) Slowly drop it in to the oil and fry them until they are crisp and brown.
6) Remove and place it on a paper towel to remove excess oil and serve.




26 comments:

  1. Wow lovely fritters with dill leaves :-)

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  2. wow wow..Awesome pictures and crunchy crispy vadais..Looks absolute stunning!!!

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  3. yummy vadas...look so tempting.
    beautiful pics and presentation.

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  4. Crunchy dill fritters... Would be great with a cup of chai :-)

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  5. Oh my Gosh, crispy soya vadai. awesome, i cud not control my cravings for this vadai:) lovely:)

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  6. Dill fritters looks delicious. Nice one.

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  7. Crunchy on the top and soft on the inside,lovely dill vadas.

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  8. Very flavourful vadas, soo crispy..

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  9. Wow.. looks yummy and flavorful. :) Neat looking fritters :)

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  10. Looks super.. bookmarking it. would love to try it..

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  11. Wowo really delicious looking vada how i wish i had them.

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  12. Yummy fritters..the pics are beautiful!

    US Masala

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  13. This looks super fragrant and yummy!

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  14. The vadas look very tasty and healthy too :)

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  15. As for the award, you'll have to share with 15 people. So cheers!!! :)

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  16. Those look absolutely lovely! beautiful pictures!

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  17. OMG! these vadai looks so gorgeous! I crave vadai now and then and fortunately, I can get it easily in my neighborhood. There is a very nice Vegetarian Indian Restaurant that sells them for tea everyday. I really must learn how to make this! Thanks for sharing the recipe.

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  18. thats yummy, feels like having a cup of tea and vadai. good work.
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  19. Vadai looks crunchy and inviting dear!

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  20. Wowwwwwwww!nice clicks and yummy vadai! super-a irukkungka!

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  21. They look delicious. great pictures too..

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  22. Very yummy clicks.If i may say so- this keerai could be spelt as sowa to avoid confusion with soya as in soya beans or soya flakes etc.

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  23. Chopped curry leaves are mentioned in the list of ingredients,
    But, when do you add to the mixture?
    DENZIL BROWN

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