Servings Prep Time
5People 20Minutes
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
5People 20Minutes
Cook Time
  1. Soak 1 cup channa dal in water for 2-3 hours.
  2. Add to a mixie jar without water and 1 tbsp fennel seeds.
  3. Grind to coarse mixture.
  4. Make small balls and cook in idly pot. It takes around 5-10 mins
  5. Grind to coarse mixture without water.
  6. Transfer to plate. Take cinnamon, bay leaves, cloves,star anise and Marathi moggu.
  7. Add 2 tsp oil in a pan. Along with 1 tsp mustard seeds
  8. Add grinded ginger garlic
  9. Add few curry leaves and 1 lengthwise chopped onion
  10. Add all the spices and saute well
  11. Saute till onion becomes transparent.
  12. Add 1 big finely chopped tomatoes.
  13. Check the channa balls are cooked.
  14. Crush them down and add it to the gravy.
  15. Add 1 tbsp chilly powder
  16. Add water and adjust thickness.
  17. Add 1 tsp salt
  18. Add 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  19. Allow to boil till gravy thickens and raw smell leaves.
  20. Vadacurry is ready to serve.
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