Sunday, February 14, 2010


Do you like Onion Vada?? I love them. Very good evening snacks. Easy to make and you will really like it.

So without wasting time I will share the recipe of it

Onion Vadai

Preparation time: 3-4 Hours (Approximately)

Cooking time: 20 minutes (Approximately)

Serving: 6-7 persons


Whole Black Gram Dal-2 cups

Fenugreek Seeds-1 tsp

Onion-6 (Finely chopped)

Curry leaves-10-12 (Chopped)

Green Chillies-6-7 (Finely Chopped)

Grated ginger-2 tsp

Asafoetida powder- 1 tsp

Salt-to taste

Oil-For deep frying


• Wash and soak the dal and fenugreek seeds for about 2-3 hours.

• Then remove water and grind the dal without adding water.

• Add all rest ingredients in the dal paste.

• Heat oil in a pan.

• Now take a banana leaf or some thick plastic cover and wash it with water.

• Put dal paste as big as like medium onion and flatten it by your hand.

• Make a small whole in centre.

• Now remove it from leaf or cover and put very carefully in hot oil.

• Deep fry this in medium heat.

• Fry till both sides are in golden colour.

• Put the fried vadai on kitchen towel and drain the excess oil.

• Make rest vadai also like that.

• Serve with Chutney and Samber.


• If you want make crispier vadai then add 2 tabs rice flour in dal paste.



Nicely fried vadai looks so yummy, lovely pic too....

Siddhi Shirsat said...

wow subhashini onion vadai look very tempting...thy r new 2 me...very interrestng recipe...thx for sharing...looks yumm