Aval vadai recipe
Star ingredient:Aval(beaten rice)
1 cup medium/thick aval
2 tablespoons all rice flour
2 tablespoons gram flour
1 onion sliced
3 green chillies chopped
10-12 curry leaves
2 teaspoons cilantro leaves
1 small piece ginger grated
Oil to deep fry
1.Wash and soak aval for 5 minutes.Drain and squeeze the water well and let it rest for 2 minutes.
2.Mix all the ingredients except water and oil with aval and combine well.
3.Add water little by little and make a pliable dough.In the meanwhile heat oil for deep frying.
4.Pinch a lemon sized ball out of the dough,flatten with your palm and slide in the hot oil.Deep fry till golden brown from both sides.
5.Serve hot with chutney or as a side dish with any flavored rice
1.Add water as little as needed as the soaked aval contains enough moisture.If the dough becomes very loose add 1/8 cup rice flour and try making vadai again.
2.Fry 6-8 vadai at a time depending upon the size of your deep frying pan.Over crowding will make vadai hard and uncooked from inside
3.You can skip onion and add asafoetida if preferred