Vella Seedai Recipe

By | Published , Last Updated on | Janmashtami, Snacks | 2 Comments

Seedais are a popular Krishna Jayanthi festival snack across Tamil Nadu. These deep fried and delicious snack balls are a favorite of almost everyone. This variation is made with jaggery.
Vella Seedai

Rice Powder – 2 cups
Jaggery – 1 1/2 cups
Coconut – 1/2 cup, grated
Urad Dal – 1 tsp
Cardamom Powder – a pinch
Butter – 2 tblsp
Oil for frying

1. Dry roast the urad dal until light brown and grind to a fine powder. Keep aside.
2. Mix enough water with jaggery and make a thick syrup.
3. Strain to remove impurities.
4. Mix all the ingredients in a large bowl and make a thick, pliable dough (like a chapati dough).
5. Make small balls from this dough and keep aside for 5 to 10 minutes.
6. Heat oil in a deep frying pan over medium flame.
7. Fry the prepared balls until crisp and brown.
8. Remove and drain excess oil.
9. Store in an airtight container.

image via veganosaurus

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2 thoughts on “Vella Seedai

  1. Janaki Iyer said on September 2, 2018 at 3:29 pm

    Your picture of Vella I seeddai shows sesame seeds but none is mentioned in the actual receipe!
    How come?

  2. Visalakshi said on September 1, 2015 at 5:28 pm

    Just now I learnt how to make Vella Seedal , after preaparing & tasting it I will write my opnion

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