Thayir Vada Recipe (Spicy Fritter Soaked In Sweet Yogurt Recipe)

A dal fritter dipped in sweet yogurt mixture and served along with some tempered spice.

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Thayir Vada Recipe (Spicy Fritter Soaked In Sweet Yogurt Recipe)
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Thayir Vadai Recipe (Spicy Fritter Soaked In Sweet Yogurt Recipe) is a sweet and savoury breakfast. It consists of a spiced fritter made with urad dal batter which is soaked into a sweet yogurt and tempered. The dish is simply served with Kara boondi which is a traditional way of eating the dish.

South Indian is known for its Medu vada which is the same spiced fritter soaked in the yogurt mixture.This forms a quick wholehearted meal. It can also be served as a snack during the evening.It is most preferably made during festive season (Navaratri).

Serve your Thayir Vadai Recipe (Spicy Fritter Soaked In Sweet Yogurt Recipe) chilled after refrigerating for some time along with Vegetable Rava Upma Recipe and South Indian Filter Coffee to make it a complete breakfast.

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Course: Snack
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

60 M

Cooks in

45 M

Total in

105 M

Makes:

4 Servings

Ingredients

    For the batter
  • 1/2 cup White Urad Dal (Whole)
  • 2 Green Chilli , chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon Asafoetida (hing)
  • 1 inch Ginger , finely chopped
  • Salt , to taste
  • For yogurt mixture
  • 2 cups Curd (Dahi / Yogurt)
  • 2 teaspoons Sugar
  • 1/4 cup Fresh coconut , grated
  • Salt , to taste
  • To temper
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 1 teaspoon White Urad Dal (Split)
  • 1 Dry red chilli , halved
  • 1 sprig Curry leaves , finely chopped
  • Cooking oil , for cooking
  • For garnish
  • Boondi , as needed
  • Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , a few sprigs finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • Boondi , as needed
  • Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , a few sprigs finely chopped

How to make Thayir Vada Recipe (Spicy Fritter Soaked In Sweet Yogurt Recipe)

  1. We begin making Thayir Vadai Recipe (Spicy Fritter Soaked In Sweet Yogurt Recipe) by soaking the urad dal in water for about 2 hours. Strain and grind the dal to a smooth batter along with the green chilli, ginger, hing and salt by adding little water to a consistency which is thick and smooth.

  2. Beat curd along with salt, sugar and coconut to a smooth consistency and refrigerate before you start frying your vadas. 

  3. Heat oil for pan frying in a kuzhi paniyaram pan and fry the vada by adding a drop of batter into the oil. The vada must be fried till it is golden brown.Do the same till the rest of the batter is over. Drain the vada over a paper napkin. 

  4. Soak the vada in the curd mixture for about 30 minutes in refrigerator.

  5. To temper the ingredients, heat a pan with oil, add mustard seeds, split urad dal and allow it to crackle. Add curry leaves, hing, dry red chillies and allow them to crackle as well. 

  6. Pour the tempering on top of the thayir vadai. While serving sprinkle some kara boondi and some coriander leaves.

  7. Serve your Thayir Vadai as a snack or even serve as an appetizer for your parties.

  8. Serve your Thayir Vadai Recipe (Spicy Fritter Soaked In Sweet Yogurt Recipe) chilled after refrigerating for some time along with Vegetable Rava Upma Recipe and South Indian Filter Coffee to make it a complete breakfast.

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Last Modified On Wednesday, 04 October 2017 10:06
     
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