Urad dal(split,without cover) - 1 .5 cup
Onion - 1 (medium,chopped)
Green chilli - 2(chopped)
Ginger - 1"(chopped finely)
Curry Leaves - a few
Black Pepper - a few(whole)
Oil - for deep frying
Soak urad dal overnight or for 3-4 hrs.
Drain and discard water completely.
Put it in a blender and grind it to a paste..using very very little water.
Take it out into a medium sized bowl and mix onion,ginger,green chillies,curry leaves,black pepper and salt.
Combine everything well.
Heat oil in a kadai,Drop a tablespoon of prepared batter.
Make 4 to 5 at a time.
Fry both sides well..till nice n crispy(brown).
Drain out on a kitchen towel/Tissue.
Serve Hot with Chutney of your choice and Tea.
- If u don't want to use whole black pepper..then just add a tsp of powdered black pepper.
- Remember do not add too much of water..otherwise the vadas will break into pieces.
- The batter should be thick..so that u can shape it...if not happening then use spoon to drop.