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Keerai Vadai | Spinach Lentils Fritters
One of the common breakfast items in South India, especially in Tamilnadu, Keerai vadai spinach lentils fritters is a vegetarian fried dish made of Lentils. When added with healthy greens, they are delicious and super nutritious. It is protein packed, and healthy, keeps you full and generally served with Idli/Dosa and sambar. And one of the dishes we order in ID – Satyam restaurants always. So the recipe is my version of it, simpler and tastier.
In fact, just three steps with simple ingredients, and achieve greater results on making these crispy fritters.
You will need Split chickpeas and black lentils for this recipe. Not cooked chickpeas like the ones used in the falafel recipes. Raw split chickpeas soaked in water, ground with simple spices and fried.
Sounds easy? Well, they really are easy if you plan ahead, takes less than 15 minutes, except for soaking the lentils.
Check out the recipe below –
Remember the three steps 🙂 Grind – Mix – Fry
Keerai Vadai | Spinach Lentils FrittersCourse: 3 step cooking, Air fryer recipes, Easy recipes, Indian recipes, Quick and Easy, Savoury Recipes
Recipe of the delicious and super healthy super food loaded with lentils and spinach – Keerai Vadai |spinach lentils fritters.
Split Chickpeas – 1 cup, Soaked at least for an hour
Black Lentils – 1/4 Cup, Soaked with split chickpeas
Dry red chilli – 2 numbers[more or less as per your taste]
Fennel seeds – 1 teaspoon
Large Onion – 1 chopped
Spinach – 1 cup, chopped.
Salt for taste
Oil to fry
- Grind coarsely the first four ingredients.
- Mix the chopped onion, spinach and salt.
- Make small balls of the lentils mix, slightly flattened using your palm or on a parchment paper and fry them in hot oil carefully until golden brown.
- The Fritters mix can be stored in fridge and taken out to be fried, whenever you want. Will stay good up to 3-4 days
Step by Step photos for the recipe –
Alternatively, you can fry in your airfryer, lesser oil usage, hot oil alert is not needed.
Done anyways, these little lentil nuggets are so simple to make. Try them.
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