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Savoury Fried Vadai Recipe

Vada is a category of savoury fried snacks from India. Different types of vadas can be described variously as fritters, cutlets, doughnuts, or dumplings. Alternative names for this food include wada, vade, vadai, wadeh and bara.-Wikipedia

Here is what you'll need!

Soaked urad dal 1 cup

Chopped cilantro / dhonia pata 3 tbsp

Chopped curry leaves 1 tbsp

Black pepper 1/2 tsp

Cumin seeds 1 tsp

Chopped onion 1/4 cup

Green chili 3-4 pcs

Salt to taste

Baking soda 1/4 tsp


1. Soak the urad dal for an hour.

2. Blend for a few minutes to obtain a smooth dough. Add a tablespoon of water from time to time to prevent the mixer from getting stuck or overheat.

3. Transfer the blended urad dal to a bowl and add all the ingredients except baking soda.

4. Once all the ingredients mixed well with the dal add 1/4 tsp of baking soda.

5. Soak one hand in the bowl of water and immediately take a small piece of dough.

While keeping this piece of dough in the palm of your hand, use the thumb to make a hole in the middle.

6. Fry over medium heat. Turn vadais and fry until both sides turn golden and crisp.

7. Enjoy!



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