Pottu Kadalai Vadai


  • Pottu Kadalai – 1/2 cup
  • Besan – 2 tablespoons
  • Khus Khus – 1 teaspoon
  • Ani seeds (sombu) – 1 teaspoon
  • Cashew Nuts – few
  • Chopped onion – 2 to 3 tablespoons
  • Chopped green chilli – 1 teaspoon
  • Chopped coriander leaves – 2 tablespoons
  • Coconut gratings – 2 tablespoons
  • Salt – 1 teaspoon or as per taste
  • Oil – for deep frying


  1. In a mixe add Pottu Kadalai (also known as “Chutney Dhal” or “Fried Gram”), khus khus, ani seeds, cashew nuts together and grind it to a coarse powder. Remove and put it in a broad vessel. Add besan, chopped onion, green chilli, coriander leaves, coconut gratings and salt. Mix well. Sprinkle little water and make a thick dough.
  2. Heat oil in a kadai. Keep the stove in medium flame. Take out a lemon size dough and make a ball. Flatten it and put it in the oil. Put three to four at a time and fry on medium heat till it become golden brown.
  3. Serve with tomato sauce.


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