THALLU VADAM/ ELAI VADAM
Ingredients : Raw Rice 2 cups
Sabudana – ½ cup
Green Chillies – 15 nos
Jeera – 8 tsp
Hing – 4 tsp
Salt to taste
Citric Acid – 2 tsp( Optional)
Method : Soak the Rice and Sabudana in water separately for 4/5 hrs. Grind them to a smooth paste. Add salt and keep it in a warm place to ferment over night or for 6/7 hrs.
Grind The Green chillies to Fine Paste with little water in a blender and transfer it to a bowl.
When ready to make – Make 4 portion of this batter. Take one portion in another bowl add the 1tblsp of Green chilli paste , Hing- 1 tsp , Jeera 2 tsp, and required water and mix well. The consistency should be of little thinner to Dosa Batter.
Keep a vessel with water in which you can place the Thallu Vadam stand. Now pour a spoon full of this batter on the plates of Thallu vadam and spread it over the plate leaving space at the ends .
Arrange these plates in the stand and keep it in the vessel with water to cook. It will take 5 mins to cook. Once cooked remove and allow to cool.
With the help of knife remove each of the vadam from the plates and keep it in another plate. Serve hot with Ghee….. a melt in mouth.
Note : If you donot have time to ferment then , You can make it immediately by adding ½ tsp Citric Acid. It will taste the same.