Vysya's Delicious Recipes -Dosa Corner


Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Instant Wheat Vadai/Kothuma vadai

     Wheat is rich in catalytic elements, mineral salts, calcium, magnesium, pottasium, sulfur, chlorine, arsenic, silicon, manganese, zinc, iodide, copper, vitamin B, vitamin E and ferments. Thereby, you can call wheat as the base foundation of nourishment. Issues like anemia, demineralization, gallstones,breast cancer, chronic inflammation, obesity, asthenia, tuberculosis, pregnancy problems and breastfeeding problems are smartly dealt by whole wheat. Wheat is also recommended in sterility. Since, germinated wheat comprises 2 or 3 times more vitamin B than common wheat; the seeds are used for curing gastro-intestinal, skin diseases, breathing affections and cardiovascular ailments. Wheat is also known to fight cholesterol. Now we prepare delicious Instant vadai from Wheat.It Won't absorb much of the oil.It will be tasty and healthy.Whenever you think you can prepare it instantly.

Wheat Flour - 1 cup.
Rice flour - 1/2 cup.
Onion - 1 [big].
green chillies - 4 to 5.
curry leaves - 10.
cilantro/corinader leaves - 1 tbsp. 
oil - to deep fry.
salt - to taste.
ginger - 1 tsp.[grated].[optional]

  • chop the onions,cilantro,curry leaves,green chillies finely and keep it aside.
  • grate the ginger.
  •  Mix all the ingredients such as Wheat Flour,rice flour, chopped onions,cilantro,curry leaves, green chillies,salt,grated ginger to prepare a dough with needed water. Consistency should be thick as shown in the picture.
  • Take a plastic sheet or piece of banana leaf. Grease little with oil. Take a little of the dough, Shape it into a round and press it flat on the sheet. oil your fingers to avoid it from sticking to your hands.
  • Now flip the plastic sheet to your hands so that the mixture drops smoothly on your fingers. 
  • Now place this vadai in hot oil and  deep fry it, until both sides turns golden brown colour.
  • Then place it in a absorbent paper to absorb oil.
  • Then serve hot.Now Instant Wheat  vadai ready.
Note:At one cycle you can prepare 5 to 6 vadai in plastic sheet, and put in oil, one by one.