Pudalangai Vadai / Snake Gourd Fritters
Pudalangai Vadai / Snake Gourd Fritters
Pudalangai Vadai is a traditional chettinad recipe,which I learned from my mother. It is easy to make, once you get experienced it will come out very well.

Pudalangai Vadai / Snake Gourd Fritters

Let us see how to make Pudalangai Vadai
Preparation time - 30 minutes
Cooking time - 20 minutes
Serves - 4
Ingredients:
Pudalangai - 200 gms
Channa dal - ¾ cup
Tuvar dal - ¼ cup
Red chilli - 6
Fennel seed - 1 tsp
Salt - to taste
Onion - 1
Coriander - 2 tblsp
Oil - to fry
Method:
Chop onion, coriander and pudalangai finely. Add salt and turmeric to the chopped pudalangai  and keep aside for about 10 to 15 minutes.

Pudalangai Vadai / Snake Gourd Fritters

 Clean both dal and soak it for about 30 minutes. Grind channa dal, tuvar dal, red chilli, fennel seed and salt in a mixer coarsely (Don’t add water, pudalangai has more water content).
Pudalangai Vadai / Snake Gourd Fritters

Squeeze pudalangai and drain the water. Mix ground dal, squeezed pudalangai, coriander and onion in a bowl and mix it well.
Pudalangai Vadai / Snake Gourd Fritters

Make small vadas in this dough. Heat oil in a frying pan and fry the vadas.
Pudalangai Vadai / Snake Gourd Fritters

Fry both the sides well. Serve hot with rice.

Pudalangai Vadai / Snake Gourd Fritters

Note:
Don’t add water while grinding or else you cannot make vada.
If you want vada more spicy,  you can add 2 flakes of garlic and ½ inch ginger while grinding.
Chop pudalangai finely or else you will find difficult to make vadai.

Pudalangai Vadai / Snake Gourd Fritters


 

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