Friday, January 13, 2012

Konkani Randap : Biscuit Ambado | Kannadiga Uddina Vada | Medu Vada | Urad Dal Vada

Biscuit Ambado is one of the favorite konkani snack item. During any rituals or marriages, this delicacy is must. Kids love these vadas.

Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Servings: 4


  • 2 cup urad dal
  • 1/4cup fresh/frozen coconut and few pieces of fresh coconut
  • 2 strand curry leaves
  • 1 table spoon ginger (cut into tiny pieces or grated)
  • 2-3 green chilies(cut into tiny pieces)
  • Oil
  • Salt 

  • Soak ural dal for 3-4  hours.
  • Grind the dal to a thick coarse paste without adding water.
  • Add coconut, curry leaves, ginger, green chillies and salt. 
  • Mix well.
  • Heat oil in a kadhai and make small balls of the batter and deep fry them as shown in picture.
  • deep fry dollops of the batter  till golden brown.
  • Serve hot with ginger chutney 

PS:  Want a crisypy badas...  add a handful of urad dal with skin in the batter.

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