Jun 8, 2009

# Break fast

LENTIL DUMPLINGS AKA GARELU

No festival is complete without Garelu.After idli the second position is given to Vada.Many names to this crispy golden brown dish like Medu vada,Vada,Lentil dumplings,Vadai etc n etc,this list goes unending.Adding chopped onions,cabbage to the normal vada adds one more name i.e, Onion lentil dumplings.
ONION & LENTIL DUMPLINGS-
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INGREDIENTS-
Urad dal--1 and 1/2 cup
Uncooked rice-1 tbsp
Ginger-1 piece (finely chopped)
Onion-1 big size(chopped)
Cabbage-2 spoons (chopped)(Optional)
Green chillies-2-3(chopped)
Pepper-2 tsps(optional)
Salt-to taste
Oil -for frying
PROCEDURE-
Soak urad dal and uncooked rice for 6 hours.Now grind this dal into fine paste by adding little water and salt.Now to this paste add chopped ginger,chopped onions,chopped cabbage and green chillies.Mix all these ingredients well.Adjust salt if required.Meanwhile heat oil in a wok and make sure that it is hot.Now wet your hands with oil.Take lemon sized ball of this mixture and make it flat and make a small hole in the centre.Now slowly drop it into hot oil and cook until golden brown.
Serving tip-Serve hot with sambar and any chutney.
Sending this to Divya's Show me your Break fast Event
Sending this to Break Fast Event hosted by Suchitra of Simple Indian Food

13 comments:

  1. Thanks for visiting my blog..

    These vadas will never stop tempting me :) Urs looks soooooooooo crispy fluffy and good Chaitra..

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  2. Medu vadai looks delicious and crispy

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  3. Looks so crispy and delicious... nice entry for the event :)

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  4. looks so crispy like you get in restaurants...

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  5. Looks delicious with the chutney. Perfectly shaped. i posted a similar one in my blog!

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  6. crispy vada....perfect with a hot cup of tea.

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  7. hi chaitra,
    the vadas look so tempting! with rains fast approaching this would be perfect as an anytime eat :)
    nice snap sweetie :)

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  8. Thanks for dropping by @ my blog.. I simply love Vadas... one of my favs!

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  9. Hmm mouthwatering recipe.Making Urad dal vadas are considered to be a lil difficult ones at my inlaws house,mainly cos of the shape,imean getting the shape right.This looks awesome!

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  10. Thank you very much dear Friends!!
    Dear Sowmya,Parita,Kalia,Divya vikram,Nithya,Sri lakshmi,Suparna,Sailaja and Padma,
    That's really very nice of you and thanks for stopping by.
    Nitya!!
    Try these vadas,its not that difficult.Shall i come down to ur place???????????
    CHAITRA

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  11. Hi CHaitra, thanks for visiting my blog. You have a lovely array of recipes.. the almond cookies are so inviting.. the vadas look so yum with the chutney..

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  12. That makes a lovely breakfast!Thanks for sending this to "Show Me Your Breakfast" event!!

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  13. Crispy and tempting vadas..thanks for participating

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