- ½ cup urad dal – heaped
- ½ cup keerai leaves – tightly packed
- 2 green chillies
- 1 onion
- 3 pinches asafoetida
- salt to taste
Keerai vadai, also known as spinach vadai is a slight variation on the classic Masal vadai. A vadai, more commonly referred to as a vada, is a type of fritter, doughnut, cutlet, or dumpling that originated in India. The vada is a staple of Indian cuisine, and as much there are lots of different varieties. The spinach vada is one of the best because it is absolutely simple to prepare and extremely palatable at the same time.
Spinach, the primary ingredient used in the preparation of these vadai, is one of the best vegetables you can eat for your health. Like most leafy green vegetables, spinach has lots vial nutrients that the body needs. It even has some harder to come by vitamins, like vitamin K, which helps to ensure blood clotting. Spinach also helps to treat certain health conditions, such as cataracts, heart attacks, atherosclerosis, and certain neurological disorders.
How to make Keerai Vadai
Vadai is used as an offering during Hindu festivals.