Vada Curry ~ Amma's style
Make Masala Vada and keep it aside.
For the Ground Masala
Fennal Seeds / Sauf - 1/2 tsp
Whole Coriander - 1 tsp
Poppy Seeds / Gasa gasa - 1 tsp
Cumin Seeds / Jeera - 1/4 tsp
Clove, cinnamon - 2 each
Green chiili - 5 medium
Cashew nuts- 5 whole
Fried gram - 1 tsp
Fry all the above in oil, then add half of a whole coconut medium size. Fry for 2 mins.
Tomatoes - 2 medium, fry tomato separately and then add to the above. Once it is cool, grind to a smooth paste.
Shallot / Small Onions - 1/2 cup
Ginger Garlic paste - 1 /4 tsp
Oil - 2 tsp
Method to prepare:
Make Masala Vadas and keep it aside.
For the gravy, heat a kadai with oil, fry small onions, ginger garlic paste. Cook till the onions turn colour.
Then add the ground masala with salt. Bring to boil. Simmer for 5 mins.
When the gravy consistency gets thicken, add the deep fried masala vadas to the gravy and simmer for 5 mins.
Serve with Tomato Pulao or Parotta.
Now that I have two recipes for Vada Curry, I am sure there are many other variations. Do share if your method is different. But if you have not made this delicious gravy yet, then I suggest you get down making it right away!
Shireen Sequeira says
Wow! Im hearing about Vada curry for the first time, I must try this sometime! Thanks for posting the recipe!
Hamaree Rasoi says
Drooling over your delicious looking vada curry.
Slurp,finger licking vada curry..
Delicious vada curry, well done..
Nice and delicious curry !!
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I tried making vada curry few weeks back n we loved it! shall post it soon !
nice recipe...i never tried it...good option with leftover vadas...
thanks for sharing..
Valarmathi Sanjeev says
Nice recipe....looks delicious.
Varshini Sudharsan says
vada curry are my hubby's fav side dish for dosa...Thanks valli for sharing the recipe 🙂
I love this curry..looks yumm
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Love this curry..eaten it long back when I was in Chennai...
Dhool.. looks so yummy 🙂
Divya Vikram says
Mom never used to make this. but I remember having this in my college hostel. looks delicious Valli.
Jennifer Kumar, Cross-Cultural Coach says
Fantastic dish! I gotta make this sometime.