Friday, January 22, 2016

Saravana bhavan vada curry recipe Tamil style

Saravana bhavan vada curry recipe
This is saravana bhavan vada curry recipe Tamil style. Vada curry is very delicious dish with dosas and appams. You can also try it out with poori and chapatti also. Here is the easy recipe of tasty Sarvana Bhavan Vada-curry recipe:

Saravana bhavan vada curry  Ingredients:
Chana dal: 1 cup
Red chili: 7-8
Onions: 4
Tomatoes: 5
Ginger garlic paste: 2 tsp
Red chili powder: 3 tsp
Coriander powder: 2 tsp
Turmeric: ¼ tsp
Salt
Coriander leaves finely chopped: small bowl
Mint leaves: 10 to 15
Curry leaves: 8 to 10

For tempering:
Oil: 3 tablespoon
Cinnamon: 2 pieces
Cardamom: 2
Cloves: 2
Bay leaf: 2
Jeera: 2 tsp

Saravana bhavan vada curry  recipe Preparation
Wash and soak channa dal for 3 to 4 hours. In mixer grind green chilies along with fennel and salt.  Add channa dal in mixer and grind a coarse mixture. Be careful that you don’t grind a smooth paste of chana dal. Now add some fresh curry leaves in the mixture.

Take idli cooker and apply oil on idli plates. Put the ground mixture of chana dal on the plate and make a hole in the centre. Give steam to the idli pot for nearly 10 minutes. When the vadas are cool enough, break them with hands.
Take a pan and heat oil in it. Add all the items of tampering in the oil. Fry well. 

Add chopped onion in pan and fry properly. When the onion turns golden brown in color add ginger garlic paste and fry again. If you wish to make the curry spicier then add 2-3 green chilies.  Now it is time to add tomatoes and other masalas like red chili powder, coriander powder and turmeric powder. Add salt as per your taste.

Mix well and fry for few minutes. Add 4 cups water in the pot and mix all the ingredients properly. When the mixture will start boiling, add broken dal vadas and again boil for 10 minutes more.  When the gravy becomes thicker and oil is separated from curry, garnish it with chopped coriander leaves and mint leaves.

Mint leaves give extra flavor to the curry. You can use leftover masala vadas for this curry. Serve Saravana bhavan vada curry recipe hot with dosa or set dosa.