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Keerai Vadai

Keerai Vadai / Spinach vadai is a savory snack variety popular in India. This is made of spinach leaves along with lentils and deep fried in oil. It can be had along with breakfast or with rice. It is also be a apt tea time snack to have it with ketchup. Steps for making vadai is as follows.

Keerai Vadai

Preparation Time: 30 mints| Cooking Time : 45 mints|Severs: 15 vadai

Ingredients :

Toor Dal - 1/2 cup

Channa Dal - 1/2 cup

Green Chili - 2

Ginger - 1 inch piece

Salt - to taste

Turmeric - 1tsp

Hing - 1 tsp

Spinach - 1 cup finely chopped

Oil - deep frying

Water - as required

Steps :

1. Soak both the dal together for at-least for two hours. Then drain the water completely and grind it to a coarse paste along with green chili , ginger and salt. Add water if necessary.

2. Add the chopped spinach to the dal mixture along with hing and turmeric. Mix well together. Heat the oil . Once the oil is hot flatten the vadai and add it to the oil.

3. Fry it on both sides till golden brown. Once the bubbles stops remove the vadai from oil.

Hot Spinach vadai is ready to serve.

Keerai vadai

My Notes :

1. If you want add some fennel seeds and grind it along with dal.

2. You can also add chopped curry-leaves and coriander leaves along with spinach.

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