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Magical Vadagam from Tamil Nadu

Magical vadagam from Tamil Nadu
Magical vadagam from Tamil Nadu

Magical Vadagam from Tamil Nadu

Vadagam is the ingredient that brings a magical taste to our Tamil fish curry. My achi makes it in a bulk quantity for us. It holds a very different strong smell. Here is the recipe straight from my grandmum to you guys!
4.75 from 4 votes
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Course Seasoning
Cuisine South Indian
Servings 20 Balls

Ingredients
  

  • 1 kg Finely sliced Shallots/ Onions
  • 100 gm Peeled garlic
  • 1 cup curry leaves
  • 50 gm cummin seeds
  • 30 gm fenugreek seeds
  • 100 gm mustard seeds
  • 100 gm urad dhal
  • 2 tbsp turmeric powder
  • 2 tbsp rock salt
  • 50 ml castor Oil

Instructions
 

  • Place all the ingredients expect the castor oil in a cooking bowl. Mix it thoroughly. Press them hard with hand and cover it with a cotton cloth. Let it ferment for 3 days.Dont use wet hands.
  • On the 4th day, mix castor oil to it and make small balls out of it. Dry them under the hot sun and store them in a airtight container. It can be used for more than a year.

Notes

The above given amount is for a bulk preparation, you can reduce the quantity according to your requirements.
Keyword Vadagam

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