Thoor dal-1/4 cup
Channa dal-1/4 cup
Urad dal-1/4 cup
To grind initially
To add in the batter
Few curry leaves
Coconut bits-2 tablespoon
Chopped green chilly-1
Soaked split moong dal-1/8cup
Oil to deep fry
Wash and soak the rices together for 2 hours.
Wash and soak thoor dal and channa dal together for 2 hours.
Wash and soak urad dal separately for 2 hours.
Wash and soak split moong dal separately for 2 hours.
Take the red chilies, green chillies, hing and salt in a mixer or food processor and grind it coarsely.
Then add soaked rice (without water), grind it coarsely.
Add the soaked thoor dal-channa dal, grind everything to a coarse paste, and keep it aside.
Grind the urad dal separately to a nice smooth bateer (with little water) as we do for urad vada batter.
Make the tempering with given ingredients and pour it in the bowl.
Add the soaked split moong dal as well.
Mix everything well, close the bowl and keep it aside for 10 minutes.
Heat enough oil to deep fry the vadas.
Take a spoon full of batter, and deep fry it until golden brown.
Crispy and spicy thavala vadai is ready to serve. Serve hot with coconut chutney as a tea time snack.
Recipe Source : here