Monday, October 11, 2010

Beetroot Vada / Tea Time Snacks Recipes

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Beetroot Vada is a deep fried,  mild sweetish South Indian fritter...!
This yummy recipe comes straight from my MIL’s kitchen. This is a very easy and tasty preparation. The dhals are soaked for an hour and grinded coarsely with fennel seeds and green chillies. The batter is flattened and deep fried in oil.
They will be perfect eve snack and sure you will love the touch of beet in vada…!
Try this authentic and easy to make recipe of beetroot vada…!
Ingredients:
  • Beetroot finely grated                            - 2 cup
  • Chana dal                                             - 1 cup
  • Toor dal                                                - ¼ cup
  • Rice flour                                              - 2 tbsp
  • Fennel seeds                                        - 1 tsp
  • Green chilly                                           - 1 or 2
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil to fry
Method:
  1. Wash and soak the dhal for 1 hr.
  2. Drain water completely.
  3. Grind in a blender with fennel seeds, salt and green chilly.
  4. Grate beetroot in a grater to very fine pieces.
  5. Mix everything in a bowl

  1. Make it into a small patty.
  2. Heat oil in a pan.
  3. Drop the patty in hot oil and deep fry to reddish brown.
  4. Serve it hot.
  1. Yummy, tasty beetroot vada ready to enjoy…:))
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     Warm Regards,
                  Jay

33 comments:

  1. Can i have some pls....Those vadas looks delicious....

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  2. What a new idea! Jay, you impress me every time. :-)

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  3. wow...looks delicious & mouth watering...

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  4. will just binge on couple of those goodies

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  5. Beet root vada looks delicious.

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  6. innovative idea so colourful ki just grab it looking crispy and spicy

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  7. wow delicious vadas looks so inviting ..yummy

    Satya
    http://www.superyummyrecipes.com

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  8. Love love love the color of this vada, and they are looks tasty!!

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  9. Looks so delicious and making me hungry......

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  10. perfect vada.. looks delicious..

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  11. Looks very crispy and yummy.

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  12. Mmm..this reminds me I have not eaten vada for quite sometime now...used to live next to an indian neighbour who loves to offer us this treat whenever she makes them. Very delicious! your version with beet sounds very interesting. Love how crispy they looked!

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  13. Jay as you know I'm a big fan of beetroot so this particular fritter is tempting me a lot to try it as soon as possible

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  14. jay looks very tempting,very perfect shapes. kids will love this for sure.very vibrant colour

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  15. wow this is something new for me but looks yummy..will definitely try this out..

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  16. I haven't tried making vadas with beet-roots before..very interesting and yummy recipe..looks crispy and a perfect snack for the evening sipping some hot Masala chai:)

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  17. Cute and pretty looking crispies..

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  18. wow looks yummy dear and nw idea 2

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  19. Beetroot vada is very interesting,lovely colour,look so pretty :)

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  20. Thanx friends for your loving comments...giv a try n let me know ...how u enjoyed..:))

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  21. I know beetroot cutlets...but vada??This one`s new to me n i simply love d pics..No doubt that it tasted delicious like all ur other dishes!! ;)

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  22. hey it simply looks great, never thought beetroot could taste good

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  23. Looks very colorful jay!

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  24. They look so perfect and colorful jay..Wonderful recipe!!

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  25. Hi Jay,

    The beetroot vadas look soo tempting. Just loved the coulours :)

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  26. Wow. never knew beetroot could yield yummy dishes.

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  27. healthy delicious snacks
    thank you for linking
    http://torviewtoronto.blogspot.com/2011/05/food-palette-series-purple.html

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  28. I saw the yummy pic of beet root pulao in ur blog, but i couldn't find the recipe... plz give me the recipe..

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  29. Wonderful looking vadas. Nice pics too..

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