DHARMAPURI KEERAI VADAI
Soak together 1/2 cup whole urad and 1 cup chana dal for one hour. Drain, grind to a coarse thick paste, without adding any water. Finely chop 1/2 cup small onions, 3 green chillies and 1/2 a bundle of arai keerai or siru keerai [or a combination of both]. Add these to the ground dal alongwith required salt & 1tsp. cumin seeds. Add finely chopped curry leaves and coriander leaves, mix very well. Heat oil for frying in the pan. Take a small ball of the vadai dough, place it on the palm, flatten to make thin vadais, pierce center with a finger and slowly drop the vadais in the oil. Fry on a medium flame till done. Don't overcrowd the pan, only add as many vadais as the pan will hold.