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Friday, September 23, 2011

Peanut Vada(VerKadalai Vadai)

This Peanut Vada  is a mild-spiced,soft  and  flattened Lentils-mixture balls, deep-fried  and served Indian teatime snack that can be served with tomato ketchup or Coconut Chutney.U can try this recipe using rice flour or split gramdal flour(kadalai mavu) or split besan flour(pori kadalai mavu) instead of  refined flour or powdered peanut.

Groundnut Vadai(Vaer Kadalai)


100 gm peanuts(Ver Kadalai) - roasted,skinless groundnuts powdered coarsely
15 sambar(small) onions - finely chopped
3 whole long red chillies
1/4 cup split gram dhal(kadalai paruppu)-soaked for 40 mins
2 tbsp refined flour or split besan flour
2 tbsp grated coconut
1 tsp saunf
1/2 tsp salt
few chopped curry leaves
few chopped coriander leaves
300 ml refined oil


1.Grind soaked gram dhal with whole red chillies without adding water using a mixer grinder.
2.Take a bowl.Add the coarsely powdered groundnuts,maida(refined or split besan) flour,saunf,chopped onions,grated coconut,salt,curry leaves and few chopped coriander leaves to the ground gram dhal mixture and mix well.Add 1 or 2 tbsp water to the vada-mixture,if needed.
3.Shape them into round flat-sized vadas.
4.Heat oil in a non-stick kadai.Fry the Groundnut Vadai till it turns golden brown on bothsides.
5.Serve this Groundnut Vadai hot with coconut chutney.


U can try this recipe with Poha(Aval-rice Flakes),Oats,Sweetcorn,Baby corn,Spring onions,spinach,lemon grass,spring onions,Grren MoongdalKaramani(Black eyed beans,Rajma beans,Baken beans. Grated paneer and loads of  ur choice of grated Vegs.


Sobha Shyam said...

this vada is new to me, looks so delicious..

Nalini's Kitchen said...

Peanut vada sounds new to me.Looks crisp and delicious.

MyKitchen Flavors-BonAppetit!. said...

Thanks a lot Shoba and Nalini.Happy to read ur feedback and Thanks a lot for the same.

Saru Singhal said...

This looks so yummm...

MyKitchen Flavors-BonAppetit!. said...

Thanks a lot Saru!.

Hyma said...

a very new vada...seems like a quickie too...thx for sure it will be cruncy!