Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Uzhunnu Vada

  1. Urad Dal -2cups 
  2. Onion - 1/2 cup (chopped)
  3. Green chillies -3-4nos
  4. Curry leaves -1 spring
  5. Crushed Black Pepper Corns -1tbsp
  6. Ginger -1 inch piece
  7. Salt to taste
  8. Baking Soda -1 tsp
  9. Rice Flour-2tbsp
  10. Oil to fry
Method Of Preparation
  • Soak urad dal in a vessel and  keep aside for 1hr.
  • In a wet grinder, grind the dal in small portions without adding water,If  unable to grind well, sprinkle some water and grind again till you get a smooth, thick paste,the batter has to be as thick as possible. 
  • To this dal batter, add chopped ginger, green chillies, onion, curry leaves, crushed whole black pepper corns,  baking soda and salt and mix well. 
  • To have a crispy vada, add 2 tbsp rice flour to the batter,Let the batter sit for 15 mins.
  • Heat oil in a kadai 
  • Make round shapes ball with the batter either using the palm of your hand.
  • Wet the palm of your hand with water and place a ball of the vada mix on it, Press it down slightly with the fingers of your other hand. Now using one finger make a hole in the middle of it. Drop it slowly and carefully into the hot oil. 
  • Wet your palm each time to prevent the batter from sticking on your hand.
  • Fry the vadas till golden brown


  1. awesome Dhanya... i love vada...looks delicious :)

  2. Everyones fav..I love this too..:D Looks perfect..Glad to be your latest follower :-)

  3. My all time fav..so tempting vadas...First time to ur blog,will keep visiting

  4. Ithrayokke kayyilunayirunno ? Aringilla Kshamikkkuuu ....

    Saaru puliyayirunnalleee ?

    Keep up the good show .


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