Thotakura Vadalu / Amaranth Leaves Urad Dal Fritters – How to make Thotakura Vadalu – Snacks
Prep Time: 2 hours
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 2 hours, 20 minutes
Serving Size: 2
1 cup Urad Dal
1 cup chopped Amaranth Leaves/Thotakura
1 Onion finely chopped
2 sp Ginger Green Chilli Paste
few chopped Mint Leaves/Pudina
few chopped Curry Leaves
Salt to taste
Oil for deep fry
Wash and soak urad dal for 2 hours and then grind them into a coarse paste and transfer to a mixing bowl. Add chopped onion. ginger green chilli paste, curry leaves, mint leaves and mix well.
To this add chopped thotakura/amaranth leaves, salt and mix everything well, if needed add a little water and mix well. Now thotakura vada batter is ready, take lemon sized ball from the batter and flatten it slightly into a vada shape on a plastic sheet.
In the meantime, heat oil in a pan on medium heat, once hot drop gently in the hot oil. Fry it till light golden brown, then remove from the oil and place on a paper towel to drain excess oil. Repeat the same process with the remaining batter. Now thotakura garelu are ready. Serve hot with chutney or tomato sauce.