Kerala Uzhunnu Vada

Uzhunnu Vada is a popular snack in Kerala cuisine very enjoyable with a cup of hot tea. Uzhunnu Vada can also be accommodated as a breakfast dish with chutney and hot sambar. Counted as nutritious and light on the stomach, the ground black gram mixture is pressed into soft rounds on the palm. Care has to be taken while grinding black gram or urad dal. The batter should be a bit coarse and not watery. These vadas are fried in hot boiling oil and served immediately. Soft on the inside and crispy on the outside, Kerala Uzhunnu Vadas are tasty delights both for young as well as old. Treated as a traditional snack, Kerala Uzhunnu Vada is very easy to prepare and a favorite with all. Try our Kerala Uzhunnu Vada recipe which is well illustrated with all details.

Kerala Uzhunnu Vada

Uzhunnu Vada is a popular snack in Kerala cuisine very enjoyable with a cup of hot tea. Uzhunnu Vada can also be accommodated as a breakfast dish with chutney and hot sambar. Counted as nutritious and light on the stomach, the ground black gram mixture is pressed into soft rounds on the palm. Care has to be taken while grinding black gram or urad dal. The batter should be a bit coarse and not watery. These vadas are fried in hot boiling oil and served immediately. Soft on the inside and crispy on the outside, Kerala Uzhunnu Vadas are tasty delights both for young as well as old. Treated as a traditional snack, Kerala Uzhunnu Vada is very easy to prepare and a favorite with all. Try our Kerala Uzhunnu Vada recipe which is well illustrated with all details.

Category : Snacks, Pure-Vegetarian

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By vani satish

Published On: 14 Mar 2006

Rating: 4
68 Votes, 13 Reviews
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30 Minutes
Served : 7
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Ingredients

Directions

Step 1

Soak black gram with raw rice and
pepper for 4 hrs.

Step 2

Cut green chillies, ginger, coriander leaves and curry leaves into very small pieces.

Step 3

Grind black gram with as much less water as possible.

Step 4

Add salt and asafoetida while grinding.

Step 5

:- The batter should be too thick to stick on hands. The blackgram should not be ground too nicely. It
should be a little rough.

Step 6

Remove the batter into a bowl and add chopped green chillies, ginger, peppercorns, coriander leaves and curry leaves.

Step 7

Heat oil in a fry pan.

Step 8

Apply cold water on your left hand and put a little batter of the size of a lemon on it.

Step 9

Press it softly to get a flat round shape.

Step 10

Make a hole in the middle with wet finger.

Step 11

Place them in the hot oil and deep fry.

Step 12

Repeat the procedure for the remaining batter.

Step 13

:- Serve uzhunnu vada with sambar or chutney.

Step 14

:- If the hands are dry, the batter will stick on to your hands. So make sure your hands and fingers are wet.

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Leera

Hi...first time I made uzhunnu vada today.. followed your recipe n instructions word by word..came out very tasty..thx for sharing!!!!

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Leera

Tried this recipe today...making uzhunnu vada for the first time.came out really tasty..thnx for sharing

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Krishna priya

First time ii made vada using ur recepie it was fantabulous

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Lissy

Seems to be an excellent recipe. Going to try this today. By the way I think we should soak the peppercorns separately becos in the fifth step we have to add the pepper corns right?

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Santhosh

great receipe, it turns very good, thanks for the receipe.....post some more receipe.........

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soumya

The recipe is okay

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Ginny Johney

Turned out great...

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BJ

VERY SIMPLE TO FOLLOW AND VERY TASTY.

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Sivanes

This was my first time making vada and this recipe was marvelous. It turned out very well. Thank you.

renusamADD Rava on batter.

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Jasmine

It was the first time in my cooking lessons with my mother, it turned out to be very good. Everybody liked it.

DorothIt was nice, kripsy so easy to cook and delicious to eat thanks so much.

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ANU

I tried it. Good.

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sajulla

First time my vada came out so nice. thanks vani.....keep it up!!!

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KSN

Very good recipe

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R

Roughly how much water do you use for the above recipe?

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