Vada | How to make Vada

By Sakshi Khanna  |  4th Dec 2015  |  
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  • Sambhar Powder

About Vada Recipe

A favourite snack that is crisp on the outside and soft inside.

Vada is a delicious dish which is liked by people of all age groups. Vada by Sakshi Khanna has a step by step process of how to make the dish. This makes it very easy to understand for even beginners. This recipe can serve 4 people. You can find Vada at many restaurants and you can also prepare this at home. This authentic and mouthwatering Vada takes few minutes for the preparation and 20 minutes for cooking. When you want to prepare something delicious for a party or special occasion then Vada is a good option for you. The flavour of Vada is tempting and you will enjoy each bite of this. Try this Vada on weekends and impress your family and friends. You can comment and rate the Vada recipe on the page below.


Ingredients to make Vada

  • 250g urad dal
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 3 green chillies chopped
  • 3 tbsp rice
  • 2 tbsp ginger chopped
  • 1-2tbsp curry leaves crushed
  • oil as needed for frying
  • salt to taste

How to make Vada

  1. Soak Urad dal and rice in a bowl of water overnight.
  2. Grind this in a blender the next day to make a paste.
  3. Add onion, green chillies, ginger, salt and curry leaves. Mix well.
  4. Take a good portion in your hands and flatten it, make a hole in the center.
  5. heat oil in a deep frying pan, fry the vadas till golden brown.
  6. Remove and place them over paper towels to drain excess oil.
  7. Serve hot with sambar or chutney.

Reviews for Vada (11)

Alka Jaina year ago

Will try with adding rice

Angeline Davida year ago

i didnt know even rice gets added. thanks for the recipe

Shalini Hotwani Nathania year ago

I never add rice to vada...i make only using urad dal. Will try this recipe... Are they crisp because of rice?

Jaya Mangtania year ago


Tasi Naaza year ago

Can I add cooked rice while grinding

Kusum Chhawchharia2 years ago

ok nice i never added rice i will try

Tahseen Fathima2 years ago

very nice and yummy

Lydia Galvano2 years ago

i made it today...but not in shape...shape doesn't matter... taste good wid sambhar.. sambhar made as loved it

Poonam Sachdeva2 years ago

veery2 testy

Hutoxi Jehangir Wadia2 years ago


Pinky Kaur2 years ago


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