Black-eyed beans have a smooth texture, pealike flavour and are good when mixed with other vegetables.Like most beans, black-eyed beans are rich in the best sort of fiber - soluble fiber - which helps to eliminate cholesterol from the body. They are a good source of folate, potassium, copper, phosphorous and manganese. As a high-potassium, low-sodium food they help reduce blood pressure. Not only are they low in fat, but when combined with grains, beans supply high quality protein which provides a healthy alternative to meat or other animal protein. Beans also contain protease inhibitors which frustrate the development of cancerous cells. Adding carrot to this protein packed beans makes more healthy n delicious, they ressembles quite tasty as channadal masala vadais..i prepared this crispy vadais for evening snacks..they turned out yummy..
1cup Blackeyed beans (soaked overnite)
1no Carrot (grated)
1no Onion chopped
2nos Green chillies
1/2tsp Fennel seeds
2nos Garlic pods
5nos Curry leaves
2tsp Coriander leaves chopped
Oil for deepfrying
Grind bit coarsely the soaked black eyed beans, take off from the mixie... add the chopped onion pieces, grated carrots,curry leaves,coriander leaves to the grounded batter..chop finely ginger as small pieces, crush the garlic pods, also cut green chillies as small pieces ..add everything with enough salt again to the grounded batter..
Mix everything well with ur hands,heat the oil for deep frying... make small balls from the vada batter n flatten them as vadais...drop slowly one by one to the hot oil, fry them as small batches..fry until they turn brown n crispy..drain the excess of oil in a paper towel..
Crispy Masala Vadai!!!!!
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