Rasam Vada/ Rasa Vadai / ரச வடை




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Ingredients 

For Urad dal Vada / Medu Vada 

Urad dal    : 1 cup
Salt
Oil 
Curry leaves 



Method

Wash & soak urad dal for 1 hour. 
Strain the dal and grind it to a smooth paste with required salt.
Add curry leaves to it and mix well.
Heat oil in a pan,wet your hands with water,take lemon sized batter,make a hole in the centre,slowly drop it into the hot oil and fry both sides to a golden brown colour. 

Ingredients for the Rasam 

Garlic pods : 4
Tomato : 2 ( big)
Pepper : 1 tsp
Red chilly : 1
Cumin seeds : 1tsp ( 1/2 + 1/2 )
Toordal : 1/2 tsp
Mustard seeds : 1/2 tsp
Oil : 1tsp
Curry leaves
Coriander leaves
Salt
Asafoetida

Method

In a mixie jar,add pepper, 1/2 tsp cumin seeds,red chilly,toor dal,garlic pods and powder it coarsely.
Heat oil in a kadai,add mustard seeds,cumin seeds ,when it sizzles add the powdered masala and fry for few minutes.
Now add chopped tomatoes,salt,curryleaves,asadoetida and stir.
Now add 2 cups water,turmeric powder and reduce the flame.
When it starts frothing , add coriander leaves,mix and switch off the flame. 

Take a wide bowl,d
rop the vadas in rasam ,allow it to soak for 5 minutes, drain and transfer to another bowl.
While serving add some more rasam on top and serve Hot..
Enjoy.....:) 



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