At least for this part of world, this is a news!! Rainy days back in India reminds me of parippu vada, onion vada or baji.
Crunchy spicy fritters with a cup of hot tea!!! From the road side tea shop to every home, this is a famous combination for ages in Kerala.
Today afternoon I made parippu vada 🙂
- Chana Dal – 1/2 cup
- Toor Dal – 1/2 cup
- Onion – 2 medium sliced thinly
- Ginger – 2 tbsp (thinly chopped)
- Green Chilly – 1-2 (thinly sliced)
- Curry Leaves of 2 strands
- Salt to taste
- a pinch of asafoetida
- Oil as needed to deep fry
You have to,
- Soak both dals for at least 30 min in hot water.
- Strain the dal. In a grinder, quickly grind the dal into a very coarse paste and transfer to a big bowl.Add 2-3 tbsp of water if required to stick the dough together
- Now add in the sliced onions, ginger, green chilly, curry leaves and salt to the dal and mix well.(you can even add this while grinding the dals)
- Heat oil in a deep frying pan in medium flame.
- When the oil is hot, start making the balls out of the dough, flattening it with your palms and fry it in the oil.
- Fry in a medium flame so that the inside is cooked well while the outside is crispy.
- Serve hot with chutney or tomato sauce or eat as it is
Few old pics 🙂