I have tasted these vadais during my train journeys from Bangalore to Mysore. It used to taste really delicious,crunchy though a bit oily. I was looking for the recipe and I finally found it Jaya Shenoy’s Dakshin bharat dishes cook book. I made them this weekend and was really good.
I am sending this to Anisheetu who is hosting SWC karnataka this month.
Maddur vadai - karnataka special recipe
Soak chana dal for an hour and then drain the water. Add the chopped cabbage and coconut gratings in it. Grind them together to a coarse paste. Then add sesame seeds ,green chillies and salt and mix well. Make small balls of desired size with the paste. Flatten them and deep fry. Serve hot.