Monday, July 4, 2011

Baked Beets & Moongdal Vadas

If you are craving for some vadas, its better to try this guilt free,quick and definitely healthy vadas prepared with grated beets and coarsely grounded moongdal batter, this vadas goes for baked version and its an oil less snacks to enjoy without any hesitation..Serve this vadas hot with some spicy coconut chutney for your snacks or either as side dish along with any sort of rice dishes, you will definitely enjoy this mildly sweet and spicy vadas...A wonderful vadas to enjoy anytime of the day and we enjoyed having them with some ketchup for our snacks..We just loved it..


1cup Yellow Moongdal (soaked for 2hours)
1/4cup Beetroot (finely grated)
1no Onion (chopped)
2nos Green chillies (chopped)
1tsp Ginger (grated)
1/4tsp Fennel seeds (crushed)
5nos Curry leaves
Few Coriander leaves (chopped)
Salt
Oil for greasing

Drain the excess of the water from the moongdal and  grind the dal coarsely without adding water, if its too hard to grind just springle few drops of water..now add the chopped onions,grated beetroots, chopped green chillies, grated ginger pieces, chopped curry leaves, coriander leaves, crushed fennel seeds with enough salt to the grounded batter and mix everything well..Preheat the oven to 350F...

Grease a baking sheet with oil and arrange over a baking tray..make small balls from the vada batter and flatten them as small vadas and place one by one over the baking sheet..Bake for 25-30 minutes by turning the vadas once in between until they turns brown...

39 comments:

  1. great idea for preparing beets!

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  2. gr8 looking vadais...love the colour

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  3. love the colour and moong dal crispies.. YUM

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  4. What a healthy and delicious recipe, Priya. The vadas look amazing.

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  5. Scrumptious and innovative vadas!! Hope you are enjoying your summer vacation, Priya!!

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  6. guilt free for sure!! if you don't mind, pass them on to our 'Only - Baked' event :)

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  7. Baked vadas sounds so cool... Healthy one... YUM!

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  8. Fab recipe n such tempting pic! I am bookmarking this and trying it ASAP :)
    US Masala

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  9. This sure is a healthy version... we can even substitute beet with different veggies sometimes for a change.

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  10. Very interesting creation! I have not seen this before.

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  11. This looks healthy and delicious:)

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  12. I am going to try this lovely goodies soon.

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  13. I am going to try this lovely goodies soon.

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  14. Looks yummy .. love the guilt free baked version Priya.

    Vardhini
    Event: Fast food not Fat food

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  15. Bees vada looks so colorful and tempting. A very exciting snack indeed.

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  16. Nice n healthy snack idea..looks yumm

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  17. Baked vadas... that is awesome. A lovely unusual combination.. looks yummy:)
    Reva

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  18. Interesting vada...Loved the combo of beets and moong. And you have made it more healthy by baking it. Great one Priya.

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  19. healthy,colorfull and delicious vadas..:)

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  20. Wow....These vadas look simply too good....hat's off to your innovativeness

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  21. Delicious looking vadas and what a beautiful color. I'm amazed that you always come up with very interesting ideas, keep rocking :)

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  22. Baked vadas looks awesome...

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  23. hats off to ur wonderful ideas in cooking different dishes.This vadas sounds healthy and looks very nice.Romba temptinga irruku

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  24. Hey this one is very interesting, good Idea, I have to try this out as it is baked!

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  25. Great idea of vadai with bets. Lovely colour and crispy

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  26. gotta say this dish is really innovative and looks gorgeous!

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  27. Healthy and tempting! Love this baked version ....

    http://treatntrick.blogspot.com

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  28. good way to use the beets i love it this way!!

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  29. We are not big fans of beets but occasionally do eat it.Your recipe is making me go and buy beets this weekend for an interesting recipe.

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  30. Another winner, with one of my favorites...Beets!
    So colorful, healthy and yummy!

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  31. Stunning! And oven baked, too. A really lovely recipe, Priya. Thank you for sharing it for MLLA.

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