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rasam vada recipe | rasam vadai recipe | rasa vadai recipe

easy rasam vada recipe | rasam vadai recipe | rasa vadai recipe
Course snacks
Cuisine south india
Keyword rasam vada recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Soaking Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 20 minutes
Servings 20 vada
Calories 84kcal
Author HEBBARS KITCHEN

Ingredients

for rasam powder:

  • 2 tbsp coriander seeds
  • 1 tbsp cumin
  • 1 tbsp pepper
  • 2 tbsp toor dal
  • 2 dried red chilli
  • few curry leaves

for south indian rasam:

  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp mustard
  • ½ tsp cumin
  • pinch hing
  • few curry leaves
  • 1 tomato finely chopped
  • 1 chilli slit
  • 1 cup tamarind extract
  • ½ tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp jaggery
  • 1 cup toor dal cooked
  • 4 cup water
  • 2 tbsp coriander finely chopped

for vada:

  • 1 cup urad dal
  • water for soaking & grinding
  • 2 tbsp rice flour
  • 1 inch ginger finely chopped
  • 2 chilli finely chopped
  • few curry leaves finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp coriander finely chopped
  • ½ tsp salt
  • oil for frying

Instructions

how to make south indian rasam using homemade rasam powder:

  • firstly, dry roast 2 tbsp coriander seeds, 1 tbsp cumin, 1 tbsp pepper, 2 tbsp toor dal, 2 dried red chilli and few curry leaves.
  • roast until the spices turn aromatic without burning them.
  • blend to a fine powder and rasam powder is ready. you can prepare this in large batch and store in an airtight container.
  • to prepare rasam, in a large kadai heat 2 tbsp oil.
  • splutter, 1 tsp mustard, ½ tsp cumin, pinch hing and few curry leaves.
  • add 1 tomato, 1 chilli, 1 cup tamarind extract, ½ tsp turmeric, 1 tsp salt and ½ tsp jaggery.
  • mix well, cover and boil for 10 minutes or until everything is well cooked.
  • further add 1 cup toor dal, 4 cup water and mix well adjusting consistency as required.
  • once the water comes to a boil add 2 tbsp of prepared rasam powder. you can adjust the amount of rasam powder based on the spice level.
  • mix well making sure there are no lumps.
  • boil for 2 minutes or until the flavours are well absorbed. do not over boil, as the flavours will be lost.
  • finally, add 2 tbsp coriander and south indian rasam is ready. keep aside.

how to prepare crispy vada:

  • firstly, soak 1 cup urad dal in enough water for 1½ hours.
  • rinse well and drain off the water. transfer the soaked dal to mixi or grinder.
  • blend to smooth thick paste adding water as required.
  • now transfer the urad dal batter to a large bowl, add 2 tbsp rice flour.
  • also add 1 inch ginger, 2 chilli, few curry leaves, 2 tbsp coriander and ½ tsp salt.
  • mix well making sure everything is well combined.
  • now dip a hand in the water and scoop out a small ball sized batter.
  • drop in hot oil, keeping the flame on medium.
  • fry on medium flame until the vada turns golden and crisp.
  • drain off the vada over kitchen paper to remove excess oil.
  • immediately drop the vada into hot rasam.
  • soak for 2 hours or until the vada absorbs the rasam.
  • finally, enjoy rasam vada garnished with sev.

Nutrition

Calories: 84kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 190mg | Potassium: 68mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 143IU | Vitamin C: 13mg | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 2mg