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Potato Fritters Recipe / Urulaikilangu Vadai Recipe / Easy Vadai Recipes – Navratri recipes

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Potato Fritters / Urualaikilangu Vadai is one such recipe, which is a perfect food during vrat / viratham. It is also one of the highlights of Navratri.

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Potato Fritters / Urulaikilangu Vadai is simple, easy and can be prepared in minutes. You can also prepare it as a tea time snack for the surprise guests. Let me share the recipe…

Potato Fritters / Urulaikilangu Vadai

Potato Fritters / Urulaikilangu Vadai

Ingredients:

  • Potato – 250 gm
  • Rava/Semolina/Sooji – 100 gm
  • Green chilli – 1 no
  • Onion – 50 gm
  • Cumin seeds – 1 tsp
  • Curry leaves – a sprig
  • Coriander leaves – 2 stalks
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for deep frying

Making of Potato Fritters / Urulaikilangu Vadai –

Preparation:

  • Boil, peel and mash the potatoes, make sure to mash it well.
  • Peel and finely chop the onions, chop the green chillies, curry leaves and coriander leaves.
  • Take a bowl, add the mashed potatoes, rava/semolina, cumin seeds, curry leaves, coriander leaves, green chillies and salt.
  • Mix it all together.
  • Heat oil in a kadai, grease your palm with oil, take a small portion of the dough, roll it to a ball, and flatten it in between your palms.
  • Gently drop the flatten vadai, to the oil and deep fry them on both sides. (Cook only in medium flame, since the potatoes are cooked already they would get burnt easily).
  • Drain the oil and remove the vada from fire, once it cooked.

Serve hot with a cup of tea or coffee.

 

Ulunda Vadai / Fritters

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Vadai / Fritters is one of the most common or traditional food among Tamilians. Vadai is prepared on all occasions and so it is been the must in the festive dishes list. Vadai is available in all nook and corner streets of Tamilnadu in Tea shops and also comes under street food list.

Vadai can be served as breakfast and snacks. There are many varieties of fritters among all those varieties, this Blackgram / Ulunda paruppu / Urad dal Vadai is the most common. It’s been prepared in by all south Indian families. It is easy and simple recipe, but it taste good only when it comes to the perfection else it would be a disaster.

Two important things where people suffer in preparing this vadai are making holes in the middle and the consistency of vadai batter. Most of the people feel difficult to make hole in the centre and few confuse with the batter. Let me share the recipe along with the tips…

Ingredients:

  • Whole White Blackgram / Ulundam Paruppu / Urad dal – 1 cup
  • Onions – 1 ½ nos
  • Black Pepper – ½ tsp
  • Cumin seeds – ½ tsp
  • Curry leaves – two sprigs
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for deep frying

Making of Ulunda Vadai / Lentil fritters –

Preparation:

  • Soak the urad dal/ulundam paruppu/blackgram in water for 2 to 3 hrs (more it soaks the batter becomes more fluffy).
  • Drain the soaked urad dal and grind them in mixer by sprinkling little water, only when it gets struck.
  • When it’s almost ground, Add in the black pepper, cumin seeds and salt to the batter and grind them to fine paste.
  • Peel and finely chop the onions, also chop the curry leaves roughly.
  • Transfer the batter to a bowl, add in the chopped onions and curry leaves. Stir well with your hands.
  • Heat the oil in the kadai, Keep a small bowl of water near the batter.
  • Now dip your palm in the water and gently take a portion of batter, transfer it to your palm (where you dipped water), now place your index finger in the center of the batter and drag the hole to a big size.
  • Check for the oil, and gently drop it to the oil with your index finger.
  • Swap the side after 2 mins and cook both sides, remove the vadai, when it turns golden brown.

Serve hot. Goes out well with sambar and chutney.

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Banana Fritters / Pazham Pori / Ethakka Appam – Kerala Style

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Banana Fritters commonly known as Pazham pori in kerala, for the very first time I had it in one of my Keralite friend’s house, I loved the taste. Got to know the recipe, but never tired it. After coming to Bangalore, my kids use to have this from a nearby shop, so thought of preparing it myself at home. The fritter came out well with it’s crispiness outside and soft inside.

I have used well ripen banana, but actually you need to use 80 % ripen banana, that to Red Banana what we call Netharam Palam, this fritter would more delicious than the regular one. A perfect tea-time snack for kids. Let us move on to the recipe…

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Banana Fritters / Pazham Pori

Banana Fritters / Pazham Pori

Ingredients:

  • Ripe Banana – 3 nos
  • Sugar – 2 tbsp (as required)
  • Cooking soda / Soda salt – a pinch
  • Yellow food color – a pinch
  • All-purpose flour / Maida – 1 cup (200 gm)
  • Salt – ¼ tsp
  • Oil for deep frying

Making of Pazham pori / Banana Fritters / Ethakka Appam –

Preparation:

  • Take the all-purpose flour/maida, salt, cooking soda, yellow food color, salt and sugar all together in a bowl, pour water little by little and mix it well to a paste (little thicker than pancake batter).
  • Mix well, so that the sugar should be dissolved and no lumps should be formed.
  • Peel and chop the banana lengthwise, if you need you could half the chopped bananas.
  • Heat oil in a kadhai.
  • Dip the banana piece in the batter, so that the batter should coat the banana well on both the sides.
  • Gently drop the banana to the hot oil and fry them by swapping the sides.
  • Remove from oil, when they turn golden brown in color.

Serve hot with coffee or tea or milk. A perfect tea-time snack for kids.