Black Eyed Beans/Karamani Vadai

Try something different for diwali excellent tea time snack...

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150 Grams Black eyed beans/Karamani
2 Medium  Onion(Finely Chopped)
1/2 Cup Grated Coconut
Fist Full Mint and Coriander (Finely Chopped)
2 Sprigs Curry Leaves(Finely Chopped)
1/2 Cup Roasted Bengal Gram/Udacha Kadalai

Masala Paste:
8 Green Chillies
2 Inch Ginger
8 Pods Garlic
3 Cloves
3 Cardamom Pods
1 Inch Cinnamon
1/2 Tsp Fennel Seeds

Salt as per taste
Oil for frying
Prep Up:

  • Wash and soak the black eyed beans in warm water for 6 hours.
  • Add the bengal gram to mixer jar grind to fine powder reserve.
  • Add the chillies, fennel, ginger,garlic, cloves, cardamom and cinnamon to a mixer jar grind to a paste.

  • Using a colander drain the excess moisture from the beans.
  • In a mixer jar add the beans pulse twice and grind on 2 setting for a minute add water if needed grind to a paste reserve in a mixing bowl.
  • Add the masala paste to the batter along with roasted bengal gram flour, onion, chilly, curry leaves, coriander, mint and coconut to the mixture and mix well.
  • Take small portions of batter and add salt as per taste.
  • Heat oil in a wok on medium flame take portions of batter flatten and drop in oil fry till golden brown on color drain oil serve hot with meals or tea...Enjoy...:) 


  1. Blackeyed bean vadai looks very healthy and inviting.

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  2. Excellent snack, feel like munching some.

  3. Adding coconut is really a nice idea to make this vadai crispier :) It was too good to taste

  4. Can we do it with red karamani? Pl.reply.



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