Sunday, April 17, 2011

Masal Vada Morkuzambu

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Ingredients
1 medium onion chopped
1/4 tsp cumin and mustard seeds each
1 cup sour yogurt
Curry leaves a few
1-2 tbsp Oil
Salt to taste

Wet Paste
1/2 cup grated coconut
1 tbsp vada paste(take from the coarse paste)
1 tsp poppy seeds(powder them dry and then add)
1 small piece ginger
4 green chillies
1 tsp cumin seeds
1 cup water

Coarse Paste
Soaked and drained chana dal(soak 1/2 cup chana dal in water for 3 hrs)
Salt just for the vadas
3 red chillies
1 tsp fennel seeds-optional
Slice of ginger
Water

To the above coarse paste add 1/4 cup chopped onions and few curry leaves and coriander leaves mix well and fry.
Method
Heat oil in a pan add mustard and cumin seeds when they splutter add curry leaves,onions,salt and stir till onions are cooked.Add the wet paste and 1 cup water and stircook for 5 mins on medium heat.In the meantime heat oil in a kadai for deep frying the vadas.Take the coarse paste make a small ball pat it in the palm and deep fry them in the oil and set aside.Beat 1 cup yogurt in a blender.Add the yogurt to the pan along with some water and cook on low heat for a minute or two continuing to stir.Add asafoetida powder and the desired amount of vadas,stir and allow to soak well.Garnish with chopped cilantro leaves if preferred.

13 comments:

Raji said...

WOW Pushpa..I have never tasted this morkuzhambu..looks so inviting.

Biny Anoop said...

wow dats similar to the punjabi kadhi.....like the sound of it

Prathibha said...

lovely dish...I can eat it as it is..:)

kaveri said...

Lovely variation to the normal Moru Kuzhambu...looks very inviting...

Kalpana Sareesh said...

Absolutely yummy kuzhambu.. love the masal vadai in it..

Priya said...

Slurp,tempting morkuzhambu...

Nandini said...

Nice kuzhambu! I'd munch and drink at the same time...

sojo said...

hey that looks good...

divya said...

Wonderful looking vada curry, simply inviting..

Kairali sisters said...

I love masala vadas, shall try these mor kuzhambus soon..

Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal said...

Loving your ground paste recipe :)

Swathi said...

morkuzhumbu looks awesome. addition of vada is new to me.

GEETHA ACHAL said...

Love it always...All time fav..

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