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Vada curry

Hi today's recipes is tasty vada curry.  I have prepared very simple and healthy way , Famous in Chennai. I got this recipe from my friend.


Channa dal - 1/2 cup
Onion - 1 big 
tomato - 1 big
chilly - 3 to 4 based on spice
chilly powder - 1 Teaspoon
Garam masala - 1 teaspoon
Coriander powder - 2 teaspoon
Green chilly - 3 to 4 nos
Bay leaf - 1 nos
Cinnamon - 1 inch
Cardamon - 2 nos
cloves - 3 nos
fennel seeds - 1 teaspoon
oil - 3 tablespoon


  1. Soak the Bengal gram (channa dal) for minimum 1 hr.
  2. Grind the Bengal gram with fennel seeds and salt, grind this ingredients coarsely.
  3. Make a shape steam it for 10 minutes.
  4. Breakdown into tiny pieces.
Making masala

Heat a oil in a pan,  add bay leaf, cardamon, cloves, cinnamon. saute for seconds.
 And then  add thinly chopped onion(julienne cut). To get glass stage. Add salt.
To add tomato smash it, then add coriander powder, chilly powder,green chilly, garam masala. saute this in mid flame for a seconds.

then add small amount of water, saute until the raw smell goes out.

after add more water cook it until oils comes out. Which is important step for vada curry.

Once water get boiled, Add steamed vada and cook it for 5 min. 
Finally add 1 spoon of ghee and chopped coriander.

vada curry is ready
serve this with idly and dosa



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