Friday, November 02, 2007

Kalkkandu vadai

Chettinad Diwali

Spicy Vadas are normal. How about a Sweet Vada?
Recipe from Chettinad.
Chettinad is famous for its Culture, Heritage, Mansions and of course its Cuisine.
Thanks to A, for this Recipe.

Ingredients Needed:
1. Urad Dal 1 cup
2. Sugar Candy 3/4 cup (Kalkandu) (Rock Sugar)
3. Grated Coconut 2 tablespoons (Optional)
4. Elaichi POwder
5. Pinch of Salt
6. Oil to deep fry
1. Soak Urad dal for 30 minutes, wash them and drain excess water.
2. Wipe soaked urad dal with a cloth and grind it along with the Sugar candy. (No Need to add water)
3. Now add grated Coconut, Elaichi Powder, Salt and Mix well.
4. Make small size vadas and deep fry in oil.
1. Vada should get immersed in Oil while frying.
2. While frying the vada will puff up.
3. Never use sugar for this vada.
4. If it is watery add 1 or 2 tsps of Maida.
5. This vada can be retained for 4 days.

This is my submission for Special Edition Jhiva hosted by Vee


Laavanya said...

What a novel recipe this is. The vadas look very good.

USHA said...

Hi MT,

Thanks for you sweet wishes.Really felt very happy to recieve it...

I have another thanks for you.I tried your version of Moong dhal halwa for my wedding anniversary yesterday.It has came out very well.I packed some for myhubby's collegues...everyone enjoyed it..

Regarding recipes... sugar candy vadai is very new to me...but sounds interesting..Thanks for sharing.


I will surely try this one as i am having loads of sugar candy with me now...thanx for this recipe..!!

Asha said...

That's nice sweet twist to the Vadas! MT, I love your recipes!:))

Sia said...

MT, i bow to u... just love ur blog. i can never guess what u gonna post next:) ur recipes r so unique and creative yet always has a touch of tradition:)

Madhu said...

Sweet vadas is very new dish, never have tasted it before.

remya said...

Wat a cute vadas...ur blog is unique wid diff dishes...

Seema said...

MT, Hope you are doing well buddy. I never had these sweet medhu vadas. Looks very festive and am sure it does taste fantastic.

Suganya said...

Is there any book that you would recommend for chettinad vegetarian dishes, MT?

Puspha said...

Yummy. Thanx for sharing.

Latha Narasimhan said...

Wow! never knew we can make sweet vadas! lovely recipe! I was just wondering how it would taste dipped in badam milk?! :))

Daily Meals said...

The vadas look yummy...

sagari said...

thanks for yummy and delecious vada recipe

Vee said...

Sweet vadas! That is scrumptious! Thanks for the lovely entries, MT.

Wish you and yours a very Happy Diwali!

Menu Today said...

Hi All,
Thanks a lot. Wishing U all a very Happy Diwali

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