Traditional Indian Recipes

SWEET CORN WITH CHANNA DAL VADA

Sweet corn is a healthy vegetable which has a great source of vitamins, minerals and dietary fibre.

Today I am posting a sweet corn vada which is prepared using sweet corn, channa dal and other spices. In my previous posts I have posted vada prepared using sweet corn and sago.

It is a yummy, crunchy and spicy vada which can be enjoyed during rainy and winter seasons.

Ingredients:

Sweet corn                         1 cup

Channa dal                          ½ cup

Cashew nuts                      ½ cup

Coriander leaves              1 bunch

Lime juice                            2 tsp

Coconut grated                 2 tbsp

Green chilies                      6

Red chili powder              ½ tsp

Ginger                                  ½ pieces

Onion                                    1

Rice flour                             2 tbsp

Salt to taste

Oil for deep frying

Method:

  1. Soak channa dal in water for 1 hour.
  2. Grind the channa dal, cashew nuts, green chillies and ginger to a coarse paste by adding about 1 tbsp of water.
  3. Transfer the coarse paste into a bowl. Add to it corn, coriander leaves, lime juice, coconut grated, rice flour, red chili powder, salt and finely chopped onions and mix well.
  4. Grease your palms with little oil and make small balls out of the batter and shape them like vadas.
  5. Heat oil in a kadai for deep frying. Slowly add the vadas into the hot oil and fry them on both the sides till golden brown.
  6. Serve it with chutney or tomato ketchup.

Note:

  • Use fresh corn kernels for better taste and flavor.
  • U can add little more rice powder to the vada mix for proper blending.

Do refer for more corn recipes:

HEALTHY SWEET CORN CHAT

SWEET CORN AND SAGO VADA

CORN MURUKKU

MAKAI KA HALWA

SPICY AND SWEET CORN PULAO

CRISPY CORN PAKODA

 

 

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