Vazhapoo Vada | How to make Vazhapoo Vada

By Aparna Prakash  |  20th Jun 2016  |  
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About Vazhapoo Vada Recipe

Anytime snack: A delectable lentil fritter.

Vazhapoo Vada is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the right mix of flavours, Vazhapoo Vada has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Aparna Prakash is the perfect one to try at home for your family. The Vazhapoo Vada recipe is very simple and can be made in restaurant style using these ingredients. The time taken while preparing Vazhapoo Vada is 30 minutes and the time taken for cooking is 15 minutes. This is recipe of Vazhapoo Vada is perfect to serve 4 people. Vazhapoo Vada is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or party at home. Be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love Vazhapoo Vada. So do try it next time and share your experience of cooking Vazhapoo Vada by commenting on this page below!

Vazhapoo Vada

Ingredients to make Vazhapoo Vada

  • 1 Cup - chana dal (split Bengal gram)
  • 1/2 Cup - Finely chopped banana flower
  • 1/2 Cup - Finely chopped onion
  • 1-2 - Dried red chili
  • 2 tsps - Saunf (fennel seeds)
  • 1 tsp - Finely chopped ginger
  • oil for deep-frying + 1 tbsp
  • salt to taste

How to make Vazhapoo Vada

  1. Soak the channa dal for at least 2 hours. If you do not have enough time, soak it in hot water for an hour.
  2. Meanwhile, heat 1 tbsp oil in a small pan.
  3. Sauté the onions and banana flower until the flower is tender, about 5 minutes. Keep aside.
  4. Drain the soaked dal and grind into a coarse paste along with the red chili(s).
  5. Add the sautéed banana flower and onion, saunf, ginger, and salt. Mix well.
  6. Heat oil for deep-frying. Depending on the size of vadas you want to make, take a tablespoon or two of the dal mixture and roll into balls.
  7. Flatten into discs and fry until the vadas darken to a nice deep reddish-brown.
  8. Remove onto a plate lined with tissue paper and allow the excess oil to drain. Serve hot. Bon Appétit.

Reviews for Vazhapoo Vada (4)

Arokia Amali2 years ago


Swati Godambe2 years ago

wow....yummy :ok_hand::ok_hand:. ...

Shashi Jain2 years ago

wow superb

Maisha Kukreja2 years ago

this looks so yummy :D

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