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thayir vadai recipe | mosaru vade recipe | south indian curd vada

easy thayir vadai recipe | mosaru vade recipe | south indian curd vada
Course Snack
Cuisine karnataka, tamil nadu
Prep Time 2 hours
Cook Time 30 minutes
Soakin Time 2 hours
Total Time 4 hours 30 minutes
Servings 9 Servings
Author HEBBARS KITCHEN

Ingredients

for vada:

  • 1 cup urad dal
  • 1 chilli finely chopped
  • 1 inch ginger finely chopped
  • few curry leaves chopped
  • 2 tbsp coriander finely chopped
  • ½ tsp pepper crushed
  • 2 tbsp dry coconut chopped
  • ¾ tsp salt
  • oil for frying

for curd mixture:

  • 3 cup curd / yogurt
  • ½ cup water
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 3 tsp oil
  • 1 tsp mustard
  • 1 tsp urad dal
  • ½ tsp cumin / jeera
  • pinch hing / asafoetida
  • 1 dried red chilli broken
  • few curry leaves
  • 2 chilli finely chopped
  • 1 inch ginger finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp coriander finely chopped

for serving:

  • pinch kashmiri red chilli powder
  • 1 cup kara boondi
  • 2 tbsp coriander finely chopped

Instructions

vada preparation:

  • firstly, in a large bowl soak 1 cup urad dal in water for 2 hours.
  • drain off the water and transfer to a mixi or grinder.
  • blend to smooth thick and fluffy batter adding 1-2 tbsp of water.
  • transfer the urad dal batter to a bowl.
  • beat in one direction for 2 minutes or until the batter turns smooth and fluffy.
  • now add 1 chilli, 1 inch ginger, few curry leaves, 2 tbsp coriander, ½ tsp pepper, 2 tbsp dry coconut and ¾ tsp salt.
  • combine and beat for a  minute.
  • now dip your hand in the water, and start dropping them one by one to hot oil.
  • keep the flame in lower to medium stir occasionally.
  • also, fry the vada till they turn golden brown and crisp.
  • drain off the vada on to kitchen towel to absorb oil.
  • drop the vada into large bowl and pour 4 cup hot water.
  • dip and rest for 5-10 minutes. this helps to make vada soft and juicy.
  • once the vada is soaked well, squeeze gently and keep aside.

curd mixture preparation:

  • firstly, in a large bowl take 3 cup curd, ½ cup water, 2 tbsp sugar and ½ tsp salt.
  • whisk well to have smooth flowing consistency curd. add more water if required.
  • in a pan heat 3 tsp oil and splutter 1 tsp mustard, 1 tsp urad dal, ½ tsp cumin, pinch hing, 1 dried red chilli, few curry leaves, 2 chilli and 1 inch ginger.
  • splutter the tempering and pour over curd mixture.
  • add 2 tbsp coriander and mix well making sure everything is well combined.
  • further, pour the curd mixture over vada.
  • cover and refrigerate for 2 hours or until curd is well absorbed.
  • for serving, in a small plate place a dahi vada and pour ladleful of curd mixture.
  • sprinkle little chilli powder and top with 2 tbsp boondi and few coriander.
  • finally, enjoy mosaru vada / thayir vada chilled.