Thayir vada or Curd vada's are a famous dish in south India.. Usually these are a must in all traditional marriages.. These can be had at any time of the day..
Here goes the recipe of my thayir vada:
For the vada refer snacks : http://chutneys-sumathi.blogspot.com/2008/09/medhu-vada.html
Curds / Yogurt - 1 1/2 cups (beat with hand beater until smooth)
For Sprinkling :
Red chilli powder -- 1/2 tsp
Jeera powder -- 1/2 tsp
Chaat masala powder -- 1/4 tsp
Green chilli chutney -- little
Sweet tamarind chutney -- 1 tsp
Grated Carrots -- 1 tbsp
Chopped Coriander leaves -- little
Salt to taste
Prepare vadas as per the vada recipe mentioned above
Put the hot vadas in hot water. Leave it for 2 minutes.
Press out each vada gently between cloth or paper towel.
Then put all the vadas into 1 cup curd. Soak it for an hour and refrigerate it for sometime.
To Serve :
Remove the vadas from the fridge. Arrange the vadas in a bowl
Pour the rest of the curd over it
Sprinkle tamarind chutney, green chutney, jeera powder, chaat masala, chilli powder, salt & grated carrot. One after the other.
Garnish with coriander leaves and serve chilled