Parippu Vada and Award


1 cup toor dal/ chana dal ( I used 3/4 cup toor dal and 1/4 cup chana dal)
1 onion, finely chopped
2-3 green chillies, finely chopped
1/2 tsp ginger, finely chopped
1 sprig curry leaves, finely chopped
1/4 tsp red chiili powder (optional)
a pinch of asafoetida powder


  1. Soak the dal in water for 3 hours. Wash and drain it.
  2. Grind it to coarse paste in a mixie/ grinder without adding water. Don’t grind to a fine paste.
  3. Add the chopped onions, green chillies, ginger, curry leaves, red chilli powder, asafoetida and salt to the dal mixture and mix well.
  4. Make small balls of this mixture and flatten them.
  5. Deep fry it in oil till it turns golden brown. Serve hot….

                  I received the Top Contributor Award from Julie for Kerala Kitchen Event.  I am very happy for that. Julie, thank you very much for the award. I really appreciate that..



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