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Spinach Vada

Spinach Vada

Brief Description

Spinach Vada is a very tasty and nutritious dish. Good for breakfast. It is prepared with spinach and black urad dal. It is easy to make at home.

Time to Prepare 15 minutes
Cooking Time 15 minutes
Serves 4

Ingredients For Spinach Vada

  • Soak 1 cup of black gram (urad dal) about 40 minutes
  • Finely chopped spinach - 1 cup
  • Finely chopped medium sized onion - 1
  • Finely chopped green chilies – 7 to 8
  • Salt acc to taste
  • For deep frying - Vegetable oil

Onion Chutney

How To Make Spinach Vada

  • Drain out the water from the dal. Using grinder blend the dal into a thick paste. Make a thick batter from the dal. This batter should not be watery.
  • Now pour onions, salt, chopped spinach, and green chilies into the batter. Stir them properly.
  • Heat the oil into a shallow frying pan.
  • Now keep the water ready. Apply water onto your palm and also to your finger tips. Make a small ball from the batter and then put it onto your palm. Press it a little bit and make a small hole in the center of the ball. Now put it into the frying pan.
  • Repeat the same process with the remaining batter. Fry the vadas till their color changes to golden brown over a medium flame.
  • Serve hot these spinach vadas along with green chutney or dipped in tamarind.

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