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Thursday, September 29, 2011

Celery Vadai

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Two years back this vada was talk of the town in Papers and Star Hotels in Tamil Nadu and.I happened to taste this star hotel vada.This recipe can be tried at home easily and it is tastier and more nutritious than the Plain Urad dhal vada.U can try this recipe with Spinach Vada, leeks,lemon grass,spring onions,parsley,basil leaves,broccoli,Sweet corn,grated babycorn,grated carrot,cabbage, grated paneer etc.This vada will come out perfectly fluffy and yumm.U can do 10-12 vadas with the measurement given here.Enjoy ur Teatime with My Kitchen Flavors - BonAppetit!.

Celery Vadai-  chopped Celery and Urad Dal flour deep-fried with spices


Ingredients

1/2 cup - Urad dhal - soaked for an hour and ground into a coarse flour without adding water
1/2 cup or a handful chopped celery leaves
few grated ginger pieces
1/2 cup chopped onions
a sprig curry leaves
few chopped coriander leaves
1/2 tsp salt
1 1/2 tsp ground spices - (4-5 pepper corns,1/2 tsp cumin seeds)
300 ml  refined oil - for deep frying

Directions
1.Grind 1/2 cup urad dhal which is soaked for an hour ground into a coarse flour without adding water.
2.Grind the spices (5 pepper corns,1/2 tsp cumin seeds)
3.Take a bowl and add the urad dhal flour,chopped celery leaves,grated ginger,ground spices,chopped onions,chopped coriander leaves,curry leaves and Salt.Mix it well.
4.Shape the dough round with a hole in the centre.
5.Heat oil in a non stick frying pan and deep-fry the vadai on both sides,till they turn golden brown.
6.When done,Serve it hot with tomato ketchup or mild-coconut chutney of your choice.That's all.Enjoy!!!.

Note:U can try this vadai with chopped leeks, parsley, basil leaves, broccoli,grated carrot,cabbage, grated paneer etc

17 comments:

Deeksha said...

crispy n mouthwatering vadas...

Gayathri Kumar said...

Vadas look so delicious..

revathi said...

Yummy vadas with a wonderful variation..:) Lovely tea time snack..
Reva

Balakrishna Saraswathy said...

Something new and worth trying out dear:)

Kalyani's Platter said...

crispy and delicious vadas ....

Now Serving said...

that looks really yummy! wonderful idea to use a greens with this- would have never considered Celery! nice one Kalyani :)

Priya
http://priyasnowserving.blogspot.com/2011/09/now-serving-turns-one-today-with.html

S.Menaga said...

very innovative vadai,looks soo crispy!!

Nalini's Kitchen said...

Umm..Vada luks crispy and crunchy,nice variation.

julie said...

Delicioussssssssss....innovative idea too!!!

aipi said...

Love how perfect they look ~ adding celery is definitely innovative!
USMasala

soujanya said...

Vada looks perfect!!too...good...

Suja said...

Yummy vadas,looks perfect and tempting..adding celery sounds delicious.

Umm Mymoonah said...

Nutritious vadai, looks very delicious.

divya said...

omg...this is absolutely delicious..:)

kranthi said...

hiii latha.this is looking perfect. nice colour,shape and size

angelin said...

Thanks for the recipe .haven't tasted celery vada .looks yummy .

priya ravi said...

wow so different recipe... celery vadai looks very crispy .. happy to follow u dear :)