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Hey all,
Sorry for not updating my blog.I m pre occupied with many things and i m having an exciting news for you all all the way from CSN Stores. The lucky winner is gonna win a $ 40 worth gift certificate.At CSN Stores you find a wide and exciting range of products starting from Le creuset cookwares, entertainment centres, home decoratives and many more.Cookware is often the focal point of the kitchen.Cookware, Dinnerware and cutlery sets enhance your kitchen's beauty. So choose the Perfect cookware sets that caters to our needs.Do visit CSN Stores.
All u have to do is just comment on my guest book and let me know how you feel about about Aathidhyam, areas i need to work and ur favourite recipe along with you location.That's it.I m gonna select the lucky winner randomly on 16th of August.All the Best.
Now lets come back to our dish.
No festival is complete without Garelu.After idli the second position is given to Vada.Many names to this crispy golden brown dish like Medu vada,Vada,Lentil dumplings,Vadai etc n etc,this list goes unending.Adding chopped onions,cabbage to the normal vada adds one more name i.e, Onion lentil dumplings.
Ulli Garelu
Urad dal--1 and 1/2 cup
Uncooked rice-1 tbsp
Ginger-1 piece (finely chopped)
Onion-1 big size(chopped)
Cabbage-2 spoons (chopped)(Optional)
Green chillies-2-3(chopped)
Pepper-2 tsps(optional)
Salt-to taste
Oil -for frying
Soak urad dal and uncooked rice for 6 hours.Now grind this dal into fine paste by adding little water and salt.Now to this paste add chopped ginger,chopped onions,chopped cabbage and green chillies.Mix all these ingredients well.Adjust salt if required.Meanwhile heat oil in a wok and make sure that it is hot.Now wet your hands with oil.Take lemon sized ball of this mixture and make it flat and make a small hole in the centre.Now slowly drop it into hot oil and cook until golden brown.
Serving tip-Serve hot with sambar and any chutney.

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22 Rechargers:

  1. Chaitra, this is such a yummy vada..have never used rice before in vada batter..will try this..

    That is a lovely giveaway and I feel that your blog is lovely as such with lot of delicious dishes and wonderful pictures...I love this urad dhal vada with sambar..

  2. Awesome crispy and crunchy vadas. Lovely giveaway.

  3. finger licking vadas :) so crisp and yumm !!


  4. Wow..ulli garelu excellent ma chaithra,noru ooripothundhi chusthunte,as usual its presented beautifully.

  5. lovely addition of vegetables looks delicious

  6. Hi....
    Yummy and crispy vada recipe.... Never tried vada with cabbage..... Sounds interesting...

    CSN is doing a great job in these giveaway projects....Love ur blog photography.... Looks bright and clear....

  7. Adding rice is very new to me....looks crispy.

  8. Forgot about the all the products in it.Keep up the good work,hope to see more interesting things in your blog.Advance best wishes for the winner too.

  9. Crispy and delicious vada....nice click and a great giveaway.

  10. Mouthwatering vadas dear..loving the pic!

  11. these vadas look yum and the presentation too ..

  12. love csn store...fingers crossed..
    drooling dumplings..ahh.mouthwatering....
    lovely presentation...always love ur closeups...may the best person luck to all...hugs

  13. Wow Chaitra, that is such wonderful dumplings, very different from usual urad dal vadas.

    What do I say about Aathidyam, I love it obviously and that is why I follow you :)

  14. Delicious vadas! I loved the addition of veggies in there :-)

  15. yours is among the most appetizing food blogs i have been it... :)


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