Pakam Garelu/ Sweet Vada

We need:

Udad dal 1 cup
sugar 2 cups
Water 2 cups
Elachi powder 1sp
Oil to deep fry
Salt to taste


Soak udad dal for 4 hrs and grind it with very little water and little salt.
It should be hard enough to make the vada.
In a sauce pan add sugar and water to make sugar syrup.
Make this syrup on medium flame.
In another pan heat oil, make small small vadas and make a hole in the middle, directly drop one by one in the oil and fry them till golden brown on medium flame.
When the syrup is done add elachi powder and keep aside.
Drop these hot vadas into sugar syrup.
Serve hot or at room temperature.