Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Black-eyed Peas & Spinach Masal Vadas

Crispy masal vadas with black-eyes peas and spinach suits prefectly for an evening snacks, i prepared few days back this wonderful looking crispy beauties for our lunch and served as side dish for curd rice, we had a wonderful lunch..As i told earlier, i used to soak many beans separately in huge quantities and freeze them for further uses..I have completely forgotten about a packet of black-eyed peas which i freezed long back and while cleaning my freezer i got that pack, immediately i thawed them for making these crispies..We loved it and everyone at home didnt stopped munching these wonderful crispy vadas..A prefect crispy snacks to enjoy with a cup of tea or coffee...Sending to A Veggie for a Month - Spinach guest hosted by Reshmi,event by Priya..

MAsala vadas

2cups Black-eyed peas (soaked)
1/2cup Spinach (chopped)
1no Onion (chopped)
3nos Green chillies (chopped)
1tsp Ginger (chopped)
2nos Garlic cloves (crushed)
1/2tsp Fennel seeds (crushed)
5nos Curry leaves
Few Coriander leaves (chopped)
Salt
Oil for deepfrying

Grind the black-eyed peas coarsely without adding water, if its too hard to grind just springle few drops of water..now add the chopped onions, chopped green chillies, ginger pieces, crushed garlic,chopped curry leaves, coriander leaves, crushed fennel seeds, chopped spinach and salt to the grounded batter..

Heat the oil for deepfrying..make small balls from the vada batter and flatten them..drop gently the flattened vadas to the hot oil and fry until they turns golden brown..

54 comments:

  1. YUMmYY.... U have got such a nice collection of dishes... :)

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  2. Yummy looking vadas. Never tried adding spinach to this... Nice idea to sneak some veggies for the kids...YUM!

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  3. i was curious wht u would have made. i will try this recipe. it looks very good.

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  4. wow, that looks crispy, yummy and healthy. I would love to give it a try :)

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  5. Vadas look great..feel like munching some..liked the addition of spinach..healthy ones :)

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  6. hi Priya,
    its just yummmmmm! black eyed peas wada is new to me, and adding spinach makes it more healthier. book marked it
    thanks dear.

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  7. Vadai looks superb, fee like having it now.

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  8. Healthy addition... Feel like munching some,soo tempting..

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  9. Crispy on the outside, soft on the inside.. simply awesome!
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  10. Wow....a great snack....SO crisp and yumm...

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  11. Love this with tea any time.

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  12. wow...thats an healthy combo..looks so perfect and crispy...yum yum

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  13. So very tempting! I love masala vadai. This Keerai and black-eyes peas look awesome!

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  14. crispy munchies, I am in love with them.

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  15. Vadai romba supera erukku priya...I too made some spinach masal vadai last week...adding spinach makes really a healthy n filling snack...even it suits well with curd n variety rice also...

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  16. Crispy and delicious masala vadais..Am drooling here..

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  17. So comforting, crunchy, healthy and delicious. I would enjoy this yummy snack any time of the day.

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  18. The Masal vadas look very crispy and tasty Priya!! Loved the twist of spinach :)

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  19. super vadais very crunch and delicious!

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  20. The vadas look so crispy and delicious!!

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  21. Lovely looking vadas. My mom prepares this often but I never got to make it as yet. Have got raving reviews from my parents , these further push me into making them faster!!

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  22. Vadi look crispy and perfect! These were prepared very often at my maternal grandma's place.

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  23. healthy delicious savouries for tea time

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  24. Masala vadas look great. Wonderfully crunchy preparation.

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  25. so cute vada's !! looks so tempting !!

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  26. Healthy and delicious recipe.. lovely combination .. looks gr8 !!
    Indian Cuisine

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  28. wonderful combo and looks very crispy

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  29. What a brilliant way to use black-eyed peas! I can't wait to try this...thank you for the delicious recipe!

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  30. I sooo want to grab a few ~ they look super crispy n addictive :)
    US Masala

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  31. healthyana vadai...appadiyae konjam parcel annupunga...

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  32. If at all we try to keep away from fried stuff,we are tempted seeing such ones ! Looks perfect and innovative as usual !

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  33. These look so yummy Priya. I've made blacke eye patties before but not with spinach so this is definitely going in my list to try.

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  34. Thats a very yummy combination for vadas... Crispy and crunchy makes me hungry...

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  35. crispy and tasty looking vadas..feel like grabbing a bite right away

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  36. Good combination. I have made vadais with just spinach. This sounds more healthy.

    Vardhini
    VardhinisKitchen

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  37. thats a healthy one.. crispy n yum :)

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  38. greens for vadas wow that's a temptation for sure :p

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  39. Really love your creativity and imagination Priya..super crispy and wonderful vadais.

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  40. Wow ... so tempting...makes you hungry.

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  41. Vadai with black eyed bean is an amazing idea,we add some in adai,so vadai also should work out fine :)

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  42. Priya would love to have it wth a cup of copy

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  43. க்ரிஸ்பியான வடை..உடனே செய்து சாப்பிட ஆசைய கிளப்பிட்டீங்க...

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  44. Feel like grabbing these crispy, tempting vadas!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  45. tried it today evening for snacks..came out yummy..thanks for the idea.

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  46. I tried these today, in a much larger batch, for a party at my hubby's office. They came out just wonderful! Crispy, tasty, just out of the world. Thanks so much for this recipe!

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  47. Vadas are synonymous to comfort food. Though I have to say, I've never tasted vadas with greens. Sounds deliciously healthy!!

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