My family love vadacurry very much. If vadacurry is there i love to have any tiffin items with this. Already i have posted Vadacurry with coconut milk. Here is my mom vadacurry, which is very simple method and tasty too. This you can make with ingredients available at kitchen. I served it with Idly. I like it with pongal too. For pongal it should be little watery consistency. Ok lets see how to make simple and tasty vadacurry.
Serves : 4-5
Prep Time : 15 mins Cooking Time : 30 mins
Channa Dal/Kadala paruppu : 1 cup
Onion : 1 Medium size chopped
Tomato : 3 medium size chopped
Ginger Garlic paste : 2 tbsp
Red Chilly powder : 1 tsp
Garam masala : 2 tsp
Turmeric powder : 1/2 tsp
Salt to taste
coriander leaves for garnishing
Ghee : 2 tbsp
Oil : 1 tsbp
Bay Leaf : 1
Fennel Seed : 1 tsp
Star anise : 1
Cardamom : 3
Cloves : 4
Cinnamon stick : 1 inch
- Soak channa dal for 3 -4 hours. Drain it, add it to a blender and grind little coarse. Do not add water
2. Heat oil for deep frying. drop small dollops of this mix and fry till golden. Remove it to paper towel, set a side.
3. Heat oil and ghee in a pan, temper with tempering ingredients. Then add onion, cook till golden brown color. Add ginger garlic paste, cook till raw smell leaves.
4. Add in chopped tomatoes, cook till mushy. Then add in red chilly, garama masala and turmeric powder. cook it for 2 mins. Add in required water with salt, allowed it boil nicely. Then add in vada’s, cook it for 5 more mins. Check consistency.
Garnish with coriander leaves. Serve hot with idly or dosa. Enjoy. Happy Eating.