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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.

  • Keerai Vadai is a popular South Indian snack made using spinach and dal. Served with coconut chutney, it is basically a masala vadai with spinach. Commonly found in roadside shops…

  • Milagu Vadai or Pepper Vadai is a very popular South Indian snack. Most commonly made during Hanuman Jayanthi as an offering to Lord Anjeneya, it is also used to make…

  • Masala Vadai (or Masala Vada)  is a very very popular South Indian deep fried snack. Also known as Chana Dal Vada, they are a very popular evening tea time snack…

  • Kanji Vada is a popular and easy to make Rajasthani dish typically made during summer and during any fasting time. This is typically served with a liquid made of a…

  • A crispy, delicious and tasty vadai made with Thinai Arisi (Foxtail Millet). A variation from the usual masala vadai, this is equally tasty and easy to make. Thinai is rich…

  • Paneer Vadai (or Paneer Vada) is a simple, easy to make and tasty snack for any occasion. Ingredients: Paneer – 1 cup, grated Mushrooms – 1 cup, finely chopped Green…

  • A delicious and easy to make tea time or evening snack, these vadais are made with spring onions. Best served with sauce or chutney. Ingredients: Bengal Gram Dal – 1…

  • Vadai is a popular South Indian snack. Typically served as a starter or as an evening tiffen, they are quite delicious and comes in many variations. This one is made…

  • A delicious South Indian snack made during special occasions or festivals. Can also be served as a side to rice dishes. Ingredients: Raw Rice Flour – 125 gms Urad Dal…

  • 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…

  • 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.…

  • 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…

  • 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 –…

  • 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 –…

  • 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 –…