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.



    • 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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