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:

Simply Life said... Reply To This Comment

great idea for preparing beets!

Biny Anoop said... Reply To This Comment

gr8 looking vadais...love the colour

Shanavi said... Reply To This Comment

love the colour and moong dal crispies.. YUM

Vaishali said... Reply To This Comment

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

Ameya said... Reply To This Comment

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

Swathi said... Reply To This Comment

Delicious and crispy vadas.

Harini said... Reply To This Comment

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

Sukanya Ramkumar said... Reply To This Comment

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

aipi said... Reply To This Comment

Fab recipe n such tempting pic! I am bookmarking this and trying it ASAP :)
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Shobha said... Reply To This Comment

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

Zoe said... Reply To This Comment

Very interesting creation! I have not seen this before.

SravsCulinaryConcepts said... Reply To This Comment

Nice idea and looks delicious !!

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Raina said... Reply To This Comment

This looks healthy and delicious:)

Vidhya said... Reply To This Comment

I am going to try this lovely goodies soon.

Vidhya said... Reply To This Comment

I am going to try this lovely goodies soon.

Vardhini said... Reply To This Comment

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

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Hamaree Rasoi said... Reply To This Comment

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

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RAKS KITCHEN said... Reply To This Comment

Looks yummy!

Prathibha said... Reply To This Comment

Nice n healthy snack idea..looks yumm

Saras said... Reply To This Comment

Intersting idea with beets..looks so crispy..

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Rumana Rawat said... Reply To This Comment

What a lovely idea:)

Rekha shoban said... Reply To This Comment

healthy n crispy vada!

revathi said... Reply To This Comment

Baked vadas... that is awesome. A lovely unusual combination.. looks yummy:)
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jayasree said... Reply To This Comment

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

Mugdha said... Reply To This Comment

healthy,colorfull and delicious vadas..:)

Kaveri said... Reply To This Comment

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

Radhika said... Reply To This Comment

Good way of using beets.


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Ambreen said... Reply To This Comment

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

S.Menaga said... Reply To This Comment

Baked vadas looks awesome...

jeyashrisuresh said... Reply To This Comment

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

Jayasri Ravi said... Reply To This Comment

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

Madhura Manoj said... Reply To This Comment

Beetroot vade looks super delicious..
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Shanthi said... Reply To This Comment

Great idea of vadai with bets. Lovely colour and crispy

Suchi said... Reply To This Comment

gotta say this dish is really innovative and looks gorgeous!

Treat and Trick said... Reply To This Comment

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

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Kalpana Sareesh said... Reply To This Comment

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

Vegetarian Zest said... Reply To This Comment

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.

Elisabeth said... Reply To This Comment

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

Susan said... Reply To This Comment

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