1.Split Black Gram/Uzhunnuparippu/Urad Dal 2 cups
2.Water little (to grind the urad dal)
3.Onion 1 (big,finely chopped)
4.Green Chilly 3 ( '' '' )
5.Ginger 1'' piece ( finely chopped)
6.Curry leaves 2 sprig (chopped)
7.Salt 1/2 tsp
8.Oil for deep frying
-Soak Urad dal for 5-6 hrs and then drain the water.
-Now grind this using very little water into a smooth paste.
-Transfer this into a bowl, add all the chopped items from 3 to 6 and salt.
-Mix all this well (can use a whisk or spoon).
-Heat oil in a Kadai.
-Dip your hands in water,take a little portion from the mix,make a small ball,flatten it slightly and make a small hole in between(do all this with your wet hands)
-Slowly drop this into the hot oil.
-When it rises up flip it and cook till golden brown.
-Transfer on to kitchen tissue
-Serve hot with coconut chutney
*Mix the batter very well,this helps in forming a nice & fluffy vada.
*Wetting your hands(each time you take a portion of the batter) prevents batter from sticking to your hands.