Ulunda Vadai


Urad dal white, heaped: 250 grams
Salt : as needed
Asafetida : 1/2 teaspoon
Chopped small onions : 100 gram
Curry leaves : few
Coriander leaves : 2 table spoon
Green Chili (finely chopped) : 2
Ginger (finely chopped) : 25 gram
oil : a deep fry

Method of Preparation:

  1. First step is you have to soak Urad dal for 2 hours. Then, drain water and grind it well. The batter will loosen when we add salt later, so add water very carefully (add 4 tablespoon of water).
  2. Now, the batter will be very smooth and thick, add chopped onions, coriander, curry leaves, green chilies and salt. Now, mix it well. If you want more smoothness, you can keep the batter in a 1 hour in refrigerator
  3. Now, heat oil for deep frying. Then wet your hands and make shape of Vada in your hands or you can use Plantain leaf. You can drop oil in leaf and make Vada; it will be very convenient for making the round shape.
  4. Now fry 4 to 5 Vadai’s at a time, it will depending on the Kadaai size. Cook both sides in medium flame until golden. Serve it hot. Enjoy!