Rasam Vadai/Vada is common South Indian Appetizer. When I was growing up I just loved rasam vadai and now it's my daughter's turn to love it.
To make Methu Vadai:-
Urad Dhal-1/2 cup(soak it in water for 3hrs)
Carrot-1/2 finely cut
Whole Pepper-as per taste
Onion-1/2 finely chopped
Green chili-as per taste
SALT-as per taste
To make Rasam:-
Tuver dhal-1 cup(soak it in water for 1/2hr)
Mustard seed-1/2 tspn
Whole Red chili-3
Coriander leaves-1/2 bunch for garnishing
1) Grind the Urad dhal for atleast 15mins,the consistency must not be watery. To that add carrot,black pepper,onion,green chili,curry leaves and SALT. Keep it aside.
2) Pressure cook the Tuver dhal and tomato. Blend it and to that add the rasam powder and SALT.
3) In a pan add the ghee and saute with mustard seeds,whole red chili,curry leaves and garlic.
4) Garnish with coriander leaves