Parippu Vada – Learn how to make Parippu Vada
Split Pigeon Peas or Toor Dal
Or Sambar parippu
Split orange lentil or Masoor Dal
Red chili powder
for deep frying
Wash toor dal and masoor dal well and soak them in water for about 2 hours.
Next grind the soaked dal mixture without adding any water into a coarse paste. Please do not grind the mix to a fine consistency.
Transfer the ground dal mix into a bowl.
Next add all the other ingredients. That is, the chopped onions, ginger, green chilies, curry leaves, rice flour, red chili powder, turmeric powder, salt and asafoetida.
Mix everything very well.
Now the dough for making parippu vada is ready.
Heat enough oil to deep fry parippu vada.
Meanwhile grease your palms to press the vada shape.
Then make small balls from the dough and flatten them between your palms. Press the edges to make the shape of parippu vada.
Similarly prepare enough vadas for the first batch of frying.
Once the oil is hot enough, drop the vadas carefully in to the hot oil.
Deep fry them by flipping the sides once in between.
Fry until they turn golden brown in color.
Hot and crispy parippu vadas are ready.
Relish them with hot kadak chai!!