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Urat dal - 1 cup
Salt to taste
Jeera - 1 tsp
Green chillies - 2
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Onion - 1


1) Soak dal in water for 1 hour.Grind it without water , if watery add 2 tsps of rice or besan flour.
2) Add chopped onion and green chillies with less salt to the batter .Mix well and smear ur hands with oil,make small balls ,flatten and deep fry them.

Serve hot with chutney.

Sending this to Sending these to FIC - YELLOW hosted by Sunshinemom ,Sankranthi festival by Priti , Srivalli's My Legume Love Affair Event and Susan's Event and srilekha's EFM - Savories Event .


LifenSpice said…
Hi Shama, those look delicious! i did not it was so easy to make it from scratch...i always used the ready packs..will try this:)
Sunshinemom said…
Shama, thank you! Two step vadai:) nanna irukku!
vidhas said…
Nice vada, My husnabds favourite. I used to make only during festival times.
Gita Jaishankar said…
I too made these vadais for POngal Shama, the vadais look very crisp :)
Anonymous said…
I am a big fan of Uzhunnu Vada...
And i loved your place..hope to see you from now on..Keep the good work up...
vadas look yummy shama! pass on some.
Preety said…
i love these as they are so easy to make and tastes to eat it with chutney
Varsha Vipins said…
Thats again my fav Shama..Hope your handicraft works r gng fine..:)
Unknown said…
vadai and thair vadai both are looking awesome shama yes dear iam feeling little better then yesterday thank you so much for asking about my helth
Yasmeen said…
I made vadas yesterday and make it almost every weekend,ours is Vada crazy family:)
Indian Khana said…
Looks very of fav too
yummy and tasty vadas shama.. Only two vadas for yr blgger friends no its not fair....let me have one atleast. and one for all others ok!
Uma said…
ooh, mouth-watering vadas.
AnuSriram said…
Yummy vadas! Looks delicious!

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