Friday, December 1, 2017

Blackeye peas fritters/Alasande kaalu vade

Blackeye peas fritters or called as Alasande vade in kannada language. Black eye peas can in used as dry or fresh ones to prepare the fritters. If it is dry the peas are soaked for 4-5hours and then made to coarse paste. If the peas are fresh can use it like that to get coarse paste. Usually addition of water is avoided while grinding. The black eye peas coarse paste is mixed with chopped onions,chillies, cilantro, garlic and ginger paste. Then deep fried to get the black eyes peas vada as shown in the image.

Preparation time:45 min
Servings : Around 15 fritters

Dry Black eye peas/Alasande Kaalu -2 cups [Soaked in water for atleast 5 hours and then grind it to coarse Paste]
Fresh black eye peas -2 cups
Chopped Onion-1 cup
Chopped Coriander leaves
Chopped green chilli- 2 tspoons
Chopped Curry leaves
Chopped Mint leaves
Ginger garlic paste 2 tspoon
Salt as per taste
Oil for Deep Frying


  1. Mix all the above ingredients to get well blend mixture.
  2. Take oil for deep frying, when oil is hot, Take a lemon size dough , flatten it, make a hole using your thumb and carefully drop in the oil and fry to golden brown. Take out the fritters and drain oil on tissue towel.
  3. Black eye peas fritters or vadas ready to eat..