Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Palak Vada


Bengal Gram - 1/2 cup, soaked in water for 1 hour
Rice Flour - 1/2 cup
Semolina - 1/2 cup
Fried Gram - 1/4 cup
Palak - 1 cup, chopped
Onion - 2, peeled and chopped
Green Chillies - 3, chopped
Ginger Garlic paste - 1/4 tsp , optional
Red Chilli powder - 1/2 tsp(vary according to taste)
Cumin Seeds - 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Oil for deep frying


  1. Grind bengal gram into a coarse paste.
  2. In a mixing bowl, mix chopped palak, fried gram, onion, green chillies, ginger garlic paste, salt, cumin seeds, red chilli powder with 1 cup water.
  3. Add bengal gram paste, rice flour and semolina and mix well.
  4. Add little water and adjust the consistency of this paste such that it is neither dropping like that of dosa batter nor as hard as chapati dough.
  5. Take small amount of this mixture in hand and press it slightly into desired shape and deep fry in oil.
  6. Serve hot with tomato sauce.


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