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Alasanda vadalu/garelu/Black eyed beans vada

Soaked black eyed beans for vada

Ingredients:

2 cups black eyed beans (alasandalu)

3 to 4 green chillies

1 inch ginger (chopped to pieces)

1 Onion (finely chopped)

Salt to taste

1 tea spoon jeera

few curry leaves

Oil for deep fry

Method:

Clean, wash and soak black eyed beans (alasandalu) for 6 to 8 hours.  Drain and put in a mixer.  Grind coarsely, adding ginger, green chillies and salt.  (Add very little water)

                                    Ingredients for Alasanda vadalu/garelu/Black eyed beans vada

To it add chopped onions, jeera and curry leaves.  (you can also add finely chopped dhaniya too.)  Mix well and the batter is ready.

                                    Alasanda vadalu/garelu/Black eyed beans vada being prepared 

Heat Oil in a pan.  Apply water to your palm.  Now take a large lemon size ball of the batter. Place the batter on your palm.  Press gently and flatten it.  Make a small hole in the center.  Drop the vada in the oil carefully.  (You can also make the vada either on a plastic sheet or a banana leaf instead of making on your palm.)

                                    Alasanda vadalu/garelu/Black eyed beans vada being deep fried

In the same manner prepare the remaining vadas.  Deep fry the vadas until golden brown and remove from the oil.  

                                              Alasanda vadalu/garelu/Black eyed beans vada

Drain on a kitchen paper. Raayalaseema special, Alasanda vadalu/garelu/Black eyed beans vadas are ready....... Serve hot ............with coconut chutney .........or any other chutney.........

Tates yummy when served with chicken or mutton curry............enjoy........

Alasanda vadalu/garelu/Black eyed beans vada served with chicken curry

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