Vade and Payasa


Over the weekend for Vijayadashami I made Moongdal payasa and Channdal vade . Would like to send this to Viji of Vcuisine for this months RCI-Tamil festivals.

Recipe For Moongdal Payasa

  • 1 cup – Moongdal/ hesarubele
  • 3/4 cup – Jaggery/bella
  • 1Pod- Cardamom/ellachi
  • 1/2 cup- Grated coconut
  • 1/4 cup-Alamond-cashewnut powder
  • 1tbsp- Ghee.
  1. Clean and wash moongdal then presssure cook upto one whistel.
  2. Then in a heave bottom vessel put ghee, then add coconut, cardamom, nut powder add crushed jaggery and 2 cups of water. Bring it to boil.
  3. Then add cooked moongdal and let it simmer for 10 more minutes. Untill you get nice consistnacy.
  4. Enjoy it .

*Garnish with some ghee fried nuts. To make it even easier , wash moong dal and add all the above ingredints and pressure cook for 2 whistel of 15 minustes. Enjoy once its cool.

 Recipe for Channadal Vade

  • 1 cup – Channa dal/ kadalebele
  • 1-Red onion
  • 2tbsp-Curry leaves
  • 2- Green chillies
  • 1tbsp -Red chilli powder
  • 2tbsp- Rice flour(makes vade crisp)
  • Salt to taste
  • Peanut Oil for deep frying

*Above proption makes about 15 vades.

  1. Wash and soak channadal for 2 hours.
  2. Chop onion, chillis, curry leaves.
  3. Grind channadal using little water to thick dough.
  4. Mix in chilli powder, rice flour and chopped veggies.
  5. Mix will and adjust the salt to taste.
  6. Mean while, put some oil on medium heat.
  7. When oil is hot enough , fry 3-4 at a time till golden brown



19 Responses to “Vade and Payasa”

  1. Tee Says:

    Yummy! Yummy! Both are awesome entires for the event. 🙂

  2. Namratha Says:

    Hey I just made the Vade, it has been pouring cats and dogs since evening so beat the cold made some hot vades…am planning to make the payasa this combo anyday!:)

  3. TBC Says:

    We make a similar payasam but use either milk or coconut milk. This one is interesting ‘cos it has neither. 🙂
    Just checked out your badam burfis too. They look fab!

  4. Rajitha Says:

    mmm..yumm..i feel like eating this despite the fact that i have just had dinner!!

  5. Suganya Says:

    No Tamil festival is complete without Vada/Payasam. Apt entry, Madhu!

  6. Lakshmi Says:

    Drooling over it now. Looks like you had a wonderfull feast for Vijayadashami. Apt entry for RCI.

  7. viji Says:

    Madhu, thank you so much for the entry. They are too good. Appreciate your interest. Viji

  8. padmaja Says:

    Madhu, Just yesterday I had these vadas at my friends place. I just couldn’t stop eating as she made them so well.
    Yours look as delicious!!!!great entry yaar!!

  9. Asha Says:

    Phew! Thank God I am here. Blogger is giving me lot of trouble today. I can’t open my own blog to reply for comments!:D
    Kadalebele vades are my favorite, looks great Madhu. Payasa tastes delcious with hot and spicy vades.Slurp!!:))

  10. remya Says:

    yummm..tasty vada n payasam…looks delicious….lovely entry

  11. Sirisha Kilambi Says:

    Nice vadas and paysam madhu…yumm…..Nice entry for the event………:-)

  12. RROOPA Says:

    madhu thanks for sharing recpies specially karnataka recipies,when i search recpies i see most of diffrent blogs when i get this i really happy that some kanndigas here ,if u know some chutney u will share those recpiecs
    i am from karnataka(hubli).but curentally in bangor.ME
    i am so wondering u r staying in alaska ………,it is very cold how can u spend time in winter there because we live in maine here winter almost for 6 -7 months its very trouble to spend winter here

  13. swaroopa Says:

    gr8 combo. love both the recipes. will try them soon.

  14. vinoda moolya Says:

    Nice vada and payasa….i like it.

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