Uzhunnu Vada

Crispy Uzhunnu vada is a perfect snack for evening tea. It is also a popular South Indian breakfast dish,usually served  with coconut chutney.

2 cup urad dal, soaked in water for 5-6 hrs
1 finely chopped onion
3 green chillies, chopped
small piece ginger, finely chopped
few curry leaves, chopped
3/4-1 tsp pepper powder
1-2 tbsp rice powder
oil for frying


  1. Grind urad dal with salt by adding few drops of water into thick batter.
  2. Transfer it into a bowl and add onion, green chillies, ginger, curry leaves, pepper powder and rice powder and mix well.
  3. Heat oil in a pan in medium flame.
  4. Wet your palms with water, take little batter and make a ball. Place it on the palm, flatten it and make a hole in the centre.
  5. Drop this slowly in the hot oil and fry till golden brown. Serve this with chutney.



  1. plz include fried rice and vegitable and chicken pulaav………..i m waiting shabuuu……………………………achu

    • Hi Achu, thanks for the suggestions.
      I have fried rice in my draft, will be posting here soon….
      will try to add veg and chicken pulav soon..
      thanks for visiting my blog… 🙂

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