KARAVADAI is a snack you can find only in
Thiruvanthapuram/Trivandrum City, Kerala ( mostly in
Trivandrum, Alleppey side). Other areas usually will make
Paruppu Vadai, uzhunthu vadai only .
This is a very traditional snack of Brahmins in Trivandrum.
How to make
3/4 cup boiled rice
1/4 cup raw rice
1/4 cup whole Urad dhal(black gram)
1/4 cup Vadai Parrippu (channa dhal/ Bengal gram)
8 to 10 red chillies, hing, green chilli -1-2, curry leaves,
Salt- to taste.
1/8 teaspoon of Asafeotida .
1/8 teaspoon of Baking soda ( optional, )
Soak together both type of rice. Soak urad and channa dhal
separately. Grind urad dhal nicely then add rice and half
portion of channa dhal,hing,red chillies, salt. Grind.it .
Make sure to grind into a coarse paste.
After taking it from mixi add the remaining channa dhal
and curry leaves and mix.don't add too much water while
Take small balls of it and deep fry in oil until they become
golden brown color.
Enjoy warm with coconut chutney and Sambhar.