1.Gram dal/chana dal (kadalai paruppu) 1 cup
2. Banana flower/ Vaazhai poo (1/2 or 2/3 rd cup)
3. Onion 1
4. Green chillies 3
5. Fennel seeds 1 tspn
6. Hing a pinch
7. Salt to taste
8.Oil for deep frying
9. Coriander leaves
10. Curry leaves
1. Soak chana dal for atleast 1 hour. Then grind together chana dal and green chillies coarsley. Add very little water. Consistency should be like a solid coarse dough. Pictured above.
2. Now to the above grinded stuff add chopped onions, vaazhai poo, pinch of hing, salt, chopped coriander leaves and curry leaves. Mix well. I chopped and steamed the vaazhaipoo for 5 min. Its optional.
3.Now take a pan, heat oil, once its hot, take lemon size piece of the above Vadai mixture and make patty shapes/Vadai shape and fry it in oil until golden brown.
4. Place the fried vadais in a paper towel to drain excess oil. Serve hot as a snack along with Tea.