Vada

Vada or vadai is a savoury snack from South India. Along with Idli and Pongal, Vadai is a traditional South Indian breakfast food. Vadas are preferably eaten freshly fried, while still hot and crunchy and is served with a variety of dips ranging from Sambar to chutney.

Coriander Vada
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Coriander Vada

A delicious accompaniment to evening tea, these Coriander Vadai’s are simple and quick to make. Ingredients: Coriander Leaves – 1 1/2 to 2 cups, chopped Gram Flour – 1 cup Green Chillies – 4 to 5, chopped Garlic – 3 cloves, chopped Turmeric Powder – 1/4 tsp Red Chilli Powder […]

Mint Masala Vadai
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Mint Masala Vadai

Masala Vadai (or Masala Vada) is a very very popular and traditional South Indian snack. Often made during festivals or special occasions, they are also a popular street food item. Ingredients: Bengal Gram Dal – 2 cups Urad Dal – 2 tblsp Yellow Split Peas – 1/4 cup + 2 […]

Cabbage and Carrot Vadai
Cabbage, Carrot, Vada

Cabbage and Carrot Vadai

A simple, delicious and tasty evening snack, best served with chutney of choice. Ingredients: Black Urad Dal – 3 cups, broken Green Chillies – 3 to 4, depending on size Cabbage – 1 cup, chopped or shredded Carrot – 1/2 cup, finely chopped Onions – 1/2 cup, finely chopped Ginger […]

Mupparupu Vadai (Three Dal Vada)
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Mupparupu Vadai (Three Dal Vada)

This vada is made during the new moon day in the Tamil month of Aadi. Ingredients: Bengal Gram Dal – 1/4 cup Toor Dal – 1/2 cup Urad Dal – 1 cup Green Chilli – 1 Dry Red Chillies – 2 Black Pepper Powder – 1/4 tsp Coconut – 3 […]

Oats Spinach Vadai
Oats, Spinach, Vada

Oats Spinach Vadai

A delicious and healthy vadai. Serve as an evening snack. Ingredients: Oats – 1 cup Potatoes – 3/4 cup, boiled, peeled, mashed Spinach – 1/2 cup, finely chopped Onion – 1 Ginger Paste – 1/2 tsp Green Chilli Paste – 1/2 tsp Salt as per taste Oil as required Method: […]

Javvarisi Vadai (Sago Vada)
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Javvarisi Vadai (Sago Vada)

A tasty and simple to make snack that kids would love. Ingredients: Javvarisi (Sago) – 1/2 cup Sour Curd – 1 cup Onion – 1, big, finely chopped POtatoes – 2, big, boiled, peeled, mashed Ginger – 1 tsp, peeled, finely chopped Green Chillies – 1 tsp, finely chopped Curry […]

Mango Vadai
Mango, Vada

Mango Vadai

A tasty vadai made with grated green mango. Serve as a tea time or evening snack with ketchup or chutney. Ingredients: Green Mango – 1 cup, peeled, grated Rava – 1/2 cup Roasted Gram Flour – 1/2 cup Onion – 1, finely chopped Ginger Paste – 1/2 tsp Green Chilli […]