How to make Keerai Vada -

Spinach vada.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Split green gram skinless (dhuli moong dal) (मूंगदाल धुली),

Cuisine : TamilNadu

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Keerai Vada

Keerai Vada Recipe Card


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Prep Time : 3.30-4 hour

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet & Sour

Ingredients for Keerai Vada Recipe

  • Split green gram skinless (dhuli moong dal) 2 cup

  • Split Bengal gram (chana dal) 1 cup

  • Rice 1/2 cup

  • Spinach 1 bunch

  • Ginger 1/2 inch piece

  • Green chillies 3-4

  • Asafoetida a pinch

  • Salt to taste

  • Oil for deep-frying


Step 1

Wash and soak dals and rice in seven cups of water for two to three hours. Wash, clean, blanch spinach leaves in two cups of hot water for two to three minutes. Drain and chop finely. Keep aside.

Step 2

Peel, wash and grate ginger. Remove stems, wash and roughly chop green chillies. Drain the dals and rice and coarsely grind them along with ginger, green chillies and asafoetida. Add the chopped spinach and salt to taste and mix well.

Step 3

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai. Make small balls of the prepared mixture and deep fry till crisp and brown. Drain onto an absorbent paper and serve hot with a chutney of your choice.

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