Ingredients for Alasanda Vada :
2 cups black-eyed peas (Alasandalu)
1 onion, chopped
1 table-spoon sliced ginger
2-3 garlic cloves
3-4 green chillies, chopped
1/2 t-spoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
salt to taste
Oil to deep fry
How to make Alasanda Vada :
- Soak Alasandalu in water for 7-8 hours or overnight. Next morning, drain water and combine all the ingredients except onion. Grind it to a thick paste. Add chopped onion and grind further a bit.
- In a medium size pan heat oil to deep fry Alasanda vada. Take a handful of vada batter and give it a round shape of vada with hole at the center.
- Repeat the procedure for the remaining batter and deep fry them at medium heat till golden-brown from both sides.
- Serve Alasanda vada with curry or chutney.