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.

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Urad and Toor Dal Vadai

Ingredients: White Urad Dal – 1 cup Toor Dal – 1 cup Coriander Leaves – 1/2 cup, finely chopped Coriander Seeds – 2 tsp Green Chillies – 2 Dry Red Chillies – 3 Asafoetida – little Curry Leaves – few Salt as per taste Oil as required Method: 1. Soak […]

Rice Vada (Arisi Vada)

Arisi Vadai (Rice Vada)

Vada is a popular South Indian tea time / evening snack served with chutney and sambar of choice. Ingredients: Idli Rice (Parboiled Rice) – 6 cups Toor Dal – 1 cup Dry Red Chillies – 8 Coriander Seeds – 2 tsp Curry Leaves – few Asafoetida – little piece Ginger […]

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Vegetable Vadai

Made with vegetables and dals, this easy to make Vegetable Vadai is a great evening (or tea time) snack. Serve hot with chutney of choice. Ingredients: Bengal Gram Dal – 1 cup Toor Dal – 1 cup Urad Dal – 1 tsp Cabbage – 2 tsp, grated Carrot – 2 […]