Sunday, April 21, 2013

Palak - Methi Vada.

Palak - Methi Vada is a tasty snack and you can have them during Tea time and  also a starter.

Things Needed : 
Palak - 2 cups.
Methi Leaves -  1/2 cup.
Channa (Besan ) Powder : 1 Cup.
Red chilly Powder : 1 Tea spoon.
Green chilly : 2
Jeera : 1 Tea spoon.
Salt : according to taste.
Water : 1/2 cup.
Curry leaves : 8 to 10.
Onions : 1 to 2.
Oil : 2 cups .

Method :
Wash and cut  Paalak and Methi leaves. Cut onions in to small pieces.   Mix it together and add cut green chillies,, cut onions, red chilly powder mix it thoroughly adding 1 table spoon of oil to the mixture.
Take a big bowl and put channa powder ( Besan ) , salt , palak and methi mixture to it and mix it thoroughly adding little water to it and prepare thick dough.
Now keep a pan on he fire. Put oil and heat. Now take a handful of vada dough and pat it little and fry them on the medium flame.  Cook them  till they are brown and turn them and fry again for few seconds and remove from the fire . Repeat the same with the remaining dough. Serve Hot Vadas with any kind of chutney or ketchup.
Note : Do not add too much of Methi leaves since it gives a btter taste. Let the dough to be thick. Other wise the vada will take more oil and its not good for health.   Can add cashew nuts to the dough to have more taste. Can be cut it into pieces and then add it to the dough.
Serves 3 to 4


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