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Uzhunnu Vada

Uzhunnu Vada

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 60

Cook Time : 20

Total Time : 80


Serves 10

  • Black gram 200 gms

  • Water 7 cups

  • green chilli 3 nos

  • chopped ginger 1 tbsp

  • Salt 1/2 tbsp

  • Asafoetida 1/2 tsp

  • Pepper 1 tsp

  • Oil 2 cups

  • Curry leaves 6 nos


  • 01

    Wash and soak black gram (urad dal) for 4 hours. Grind the black gram with as little water aspossible (use grinder instead of a mixer).Add asafoetida while grinding. The batter shouldstick to the hand after grinding.

  • 02

    To this batter add salt, crushed pepper, finely chopped greenchillies, ginger and curry leaves.You can also add finely chopped onions and corianderleaves (optional). Mix the batter thoroughly.

  • 03

    Pour oil to a kadai and heat it. Take a bananaleaf and keep it upside down in a flat surface. Wet it with a few drops of water. Using wethand, take batter about the size of a tomato, place it on the banana leaf. Press it gently toget a flat round shape. Wet index finger and make a hole at its centre.

  • 04

    Take the banana leafin left hand and using right hand peel the batter and carefully immerse it in hot oil.

  • 05

    Once acrust is formed on the top surface, flip it over. Deep fry the Vada until they turn golden brownon both sides in a medium flame.Take it out and and put it on to a kitchen tissue paper.Repeat the above process for the remaining batter.

  • 06

    Crispy Vada is ready!.It can be servedwith sambar or coconut chutney.



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