Friday, 19 July 2013

pesarapappu vadalu, pesara pappu garelu recipe - pesara vadalu

Pesarapappu Vadalu or Pesara Pappu Garelu recipe, also called pesara vadalu in telugu or whole moong dal vada (vadai) in hindi and It is best south indian andhra snack recipe. It really tastes awesome with chicken or mutton gravy and tastes heavenly.

pesara pappu garelu - pesarapappu vadalu

Ingredients for Pesarapappu Vadalu - Pesara Pappu Garelu recipe

1. Moong Dal(Pesara pappu) - 1 glass / 2 cups / 200 gms
2. Green Chillies - 2 Nos
3. Onion - 1 big
4. Curry Leaves - 2 strands
5. Coriander Leaves - fistful
6. Coriander Seeds - 1 tbsp
7. Cumin Seeds - 1 tsp
8. Garlic Pods - 4 to 5 Nos
9. Salt - To taste
10. Red Chilli Powder - 1 & 1/2 tsp
11. Turmeric Powder - 1/4 tsp
12. Ginger - 1/2 inch piece (optional, if adding then reduce red chilli powder to 1 tsp)

You may also like this delicious sweet corn vada recipe.


How to make pesara vadalu or pesara pappu garelu recipe in telugu

1. Soak moong dal overnight or atleast for 2 hours
2. Remove water after soaking dal for desired time and pat dry the dal

pesara pappu

3. Grind some onion pieces, chillies, coriander seeds, cumin seeds and garlic pods coarsely
4. Keep 4 tbsps of soaked dal aside and grind remaining dal along with above paste. This unground dal when added to the ground paste after frying gives nice crunchy taste

5. Grind dal coarsely to a thick paste. Don't grind it to too runny paste. Coarsely ground dal gives much taste than finely ground dal
6. Transfer to a bowl and add curry leaves, coriander leaves, remainig dal, onion pieces, salt, turmeric powder and red chilli powder and mix well

7. Heat oil in a kadai and make small vadas and drop them in oil
8. Fry in medium flame. You can fry 10-12 vadas at a time

Moong Dal Vada

9. Fry both sides until golden and crisp or until the inside gets cooked well
10. Drain vadas on paper towel and enjoy hot pesara or pesarapappu vadalu or garelu recipe

pesara vadalu