Monday, August 28, 2006

Thavaladai (Rice and Dal Cutlet)

Thavaladai ( Rice and Dal Cutlet)

Thavaladai (Rice and Dal Cutlet)
<> Thavaladai is a traditional South Indian Snack.
<> Protein Rich.
<> Flavoured with Cumin and Pepper.

Ingredients Needed
1. Raw Rice 1 cup
2. Boiled Rice 1 cup (Idly Rice)
3. Toor dal 1 cup
4. Channa dal 1 cup
5. Pepper 2 tsp
6. Cumin Seeds 3 tsp
7. Dried Red Chillies 3 or according to taste
8. Grated coconut 3 table spoons
9. Oil
10. Mustard seeds 1/2 tsp
11. Curry leaves.
12. Salt to taste
13. Water 3 1/2 cups for 1 1/2 cups rawa.
14. Hing.

1. Wipe rice and dal (to remove the top powder) in a dry towel and dry grind it like rawa.
2. Grind Coconut, Dried Chillies, Cumin Seeds and Pepper without adding water.
3. Heat oil in a kadai, add Mustard seeds, when it starts splutter add water.
4. Now goes grinded Masala, Salt and let it boil.
5. Like Upma, mix Rice and Dal Rawa thoroughly.
6. Keep close it with a lid for 3 mins in slow flame.
7. Let the mixture cool, take small ball and flatten (thick) it like pattis.
8. Shallow fry both sides till crisp.

{ Serve Hot with Coconut Chutney or Tomato Thokku.}


Prema Sundar said...

Hi Menutoday,
I haven't made thavalavadai. I used to make masal vadai without rice. looks like I can try this sometime. thanks for the recipe.

sudhav said...

MT,HAPPY VINAYAKA CHATHURTHI.. Thanks for the recipe..this is vinodh's favourite.and i never had the recipe for that i have it from you..i will try soon..thanks for sharing..

KrishnaArjuna said...

Never tried this before MT, looks great too!

Anonymous said...

Hi :
Nice site and tasty menu's.

Nimi ,Ca, USA .

indianadoc said...

Happy chathurthi...Never made this thavaladai...sounds great....thanx for ther recipe

Foodie's Hope said...

Looks yummy! I love any savoury snacks..I will try this , absolutely :)

Menu Today said...

Hi Prema,
Thanks. When time permits please make this delicious snack and let me know the out come of it.

Hi Sudha,
Thanks a lot. Please do let me know the out come, when you make this "thavaladai"

Hi KA,
It taste some what like pepper vada. Thank u so much.

Hi Nimi,
Thank u for visiting my blog.

Hi Indianadoc,
Thanks a lot.

Menu Today said...

Hi Asha,
Thanks. Please let me know(Taste) when you make this.

jayshree said...

MT,Thnx for stopping by.Will try this out...

Vineela said...

Hi mm,
Happy vinayaka chavithi
Thanks for sharing tavaladai recipe.

Madhu said...

Very nice and different recipe for cutlet. Will try it soon...Thanks.

Latha said...

Hi Menutoday,
I love thavaladai's. Its been ages since I ate them. Will try your recipe soemtime soon.


Menu Today said...

Hi Vineela,
Thank you so much.

Hi Jayashree,Madhu and Latha,
Thanks, Please do let me know when you make this.

Shankari said...

I have'nt made this at home, tho my mom used to make it. I have now begun to make a wishlist for my mom to cook...hehehe

Cooking Memoir said...

It has been long time since i had it and even heard it. Maybe i will try it out sometime. I know it used be soo filling.

Thanks for stopping by my blog.