Uddina Vada or Bonda are fritters prepared using Split Black Gram and spices. You can shape them like a doughnut too. Though the doughnut shaped fritter is served in all the restaurants teamed with Idli, at homes it is prepared on inauspicious days.
Time Required: 20 Minutes + Soaking time
1 Cup Urad Dal/Split Black Gram
5 Pepper Corns, Crushed (optional)
Few Green chilies, chopped
Few Curry leaves, chopped
Few Coriander leaves, chopped
Oil for deep frying
Salt to taste
Soak Urad Dal for 30 minutes. Grind it to a thick paste. Add Salt and Pepper and mix well. Add the other ingredients and mix.
Heat Oil in a frying pan. Take a spoonful of batter in the hand and make a hole in it using the thumb. Deep fry until golden brown.
Serve with Coconut Chutney and Sambar.