Jowar (Vellai Cholam) Vadam Recipe

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Vadam is a traditional South Indian papad/snack. Generally served with meals, these are often served as snacks too. This variation is made with Jowar.

Jowar or Vellai Cholam – 1 cup, skinless
Dry Red Chillies – 3
Black Peppercorns – few, coarsely powdered
Salt as per taste

1. Wash and soak the jowar for 3 hours.
2. Drain well.
3. Add red chillies, little water and salt.
4. Grind to a smooth paste.
5. Add some more water and mix to a dosa batter consistency.
6. Add the peppercorns and keep aside for 3 hours.
7. Pour a ladleful of the batter into a vadam stand and steam cook till done (about 2 minutes).
8. Remove and keep aside to dry.
9. To serve, fry in hot oil and serve as a side dish.

Tip: If you do not have a vadam stand, use a cleaned banana leaf.

Note: image is for illustration purposes only and not that of the actual recipe.
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3 thoughts on “Cheese Corn Balls

  1. Praveen Kumar said on May 9, 2017 at 4:21 pm

    You can use standard Britannia cheese that you get in the super market.

  2. Radhika said on May 8, 2017 at 12:28 pm

    Which cheese did you use?

  3. Maniparna Sengupta Majumder said on September 29, 2014 at 1:34 pm

    Sounds delicious…will try it out sometime… 🙂

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