Vazhaipoo Vadai
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Vazhaipoo Vadai

A tasty and delicious snack made with banana flower.
Prep Time45 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time1 hr 15 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: South Indian
Keyword: evening snack, vadai

Ingredients for Vazhaipoo Vadai

  • 1 Cup Bengal Gram Soaked
  • 1/2 Cup Vazhaipoo (Banana Flower) finely chopped, soaked in little buttermilk for 10 minutes
  • 2 tbsp Onions finely chopped
  • 2 tsp Garlic finely chopped
  • 1/4 tsp Ginger finely chopped or grated
  • 1/4 tsp Saunf
  • Asafoetida Powder a pinch
  • 2 tsp Mint Leaves
  • 2 tsp Coriander Leaves
  • Curry Leaves few
  • Oil for frying
  • Salt as per taste

How to make Vazhaipoo Vadai

  • Coarsely grind the soaked Bengal gram.
  • Combine all ingredients, except oil, in a bowl.
  • Mix well, adding a little water if required, to a thick dough.
  • Heat oil in a deep frying pan.
  • Make small balls and flatten them to a vada shape.
  • Deep fry in hot oil until golden brown.
  • Remove and drain excess oil.
  • Serve hot with chutney of choice.