Friday, July 15, 2011
Nadia Bara ( Coconut Vada )
Cooking Time Required: 15-20 mins
Cost of Preparation: 30-35 rupees
Ingredients: Channa dal (split gram, 1 cup ), fresh coconut pieces ( 1/3 cup ), ginger ( 1 inch long ) , roasted cumin powder ( 1/3 tsp ), baking powder ( 1/3 tsp ), dry red chillis ( 2-3 nos), salt to taste.
Preparation: Soak the channa dal for 5-6 hours. Wash and grind into a thick & coarse paste along with coconut pieces, dry red chilli and a little water.
Add the grated ginger, cumin powder and salt to taste.
Cooking: Heat oil in a wok for deep frying.
Shape the paste into flat circles and put into the hot oil. Cook on both sides to a slight reddish color.
Serve with rice and dalma or even as a snack/starters.