Kerala - Spl Vada Curry

Vadas immersed in spicy gravy

Kerala - Spl Vada Curry

Vadas immersed in spicy gravy

Category : Vegetarian, Curries

By Raj Chief

Published On: 25 Jul 2004

Rating: 4
5 Votes, 4 Reviews
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45 Minutes
Served : 3
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Step 1

For making vadas:
1)Grind together the ingredients for making vada into a coarse paste.

Step 2

Make small ball shaped vadas of the above paste.

Step 3

Heat oil in a pan.

Step 4

Deep fry them in oil, till goldern brown.

Step 5

Drain it on the paper towel to remove the excess oil.

Step 6

Transfer the vadas into a water bowl and leave them for an hour in the water.

Step 7

For making the gravy:
1)Heat oil in a pan on low flame.

Step 8

Add mustard seeds and when they crackle, add onions.

Step 9

Stir, till golden brown.

Step 10

Add cumin seeds followed by ginger and garlic and stir well.

Step 11

Add chopped tomatoes and stir for 3 minutes.

Step 12

Add turmeric powder, red chilly powder and coriander powder.

Step 13

Stir for 15 seconds and add water to the pan along with salt.

Step 14

Transfer the vadas from water bowl onto the palm, press to remove the extra water and add it into the gravy.

Step 15

Leave it for 10 minutes on low flame.

Step 16

Add a tbsp of butter into the gravy.

Step 17

Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.

Step 18

:- Serve with Kerala Porotta or Chappatis.

Kavitha Sundar

Very Good & filling. Goes well Idlis too.


lot of work; but very good curry.thanks for the recipe


try this .. good one with idiappam, vellappam, noolappam


simple and excellent...

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