Popular Vadai recipes | Poongodi’s kitchen

Popular Vadai recipes | Poongodi’s kitchen gives you the method of preparing tasty and crispy vadas which is very popular in south India. It is a street food prepared with various ingredients such as urad dal, Channa dal, Javvarisi, bread and vegetables such as plantain flower, beet root, cabbage and sweet corn. Now let us see about the popular vadas prepared

Popular Vadai recipes | Poongodi’s kitchen
Popular Vadai recipes | Poongodi’s kitchen
1. Popular Vadai recipes – Urad dal vadai recipe | உளுந்த வடை

This is a very popular vadai in south India especially in Tamil Nadu. This vadai is prepared with urad dal which is very healthy. This is very simple to prepare if you learn the techniques. Soak urad dal in water for two hours and grind without adding water. Add required salt and pepper powder and deep fry the dough to make tasty crispy vadas.

Ulundha Vadai | Urad dal vadai recipe | Chettinad
Ulundha Vadai | Urad dal vadai recipe | Chettinad
2. Popular Vadai recipes – Masal vada recipe | கடலை பருப்பு வடை

This crispy vada is very simple to prepare and it a popular street food all over India. We prepare Masal vadai using Channa dal called as kadalai paruppu in tamil.

Masal vada recipe | Kadalai Paruppu vadai
Masal vada recipe | Kadalai Paruppu vadai
3. Popular Vadai recipes – Banana flower Vadai recipe | வாழைப்பூ வடை

This banana flower vada is called as “vazhaipoo vadai” in tamil and it is a popular Chettinad dish which we prepare to serve along with meals. The main ingredient we use here is banana flower along with Channa dal.

Banana flower vadai
Banana flower vadai
4. Popular Vadai recipes – Cow pea vadai | தட்டைப்பயறு வடை

This is another crispy evening snacks which we prepare with cow pea as the main ingredient.

cow pea vadai
cow pea vadai
5. Popular Vadai recipes – Chettinad Beetroot Vadai recipe | பீட்ரூட் வடை

A popular Chettinad vada recipe which we prepare with beet root as the main ingredient and serve as side dish for a meal.

beet root vadai
beet root vadai
6. Popular Vadai recipes – Bread Vada recipe

We prepare this bread vadai with bread as the main ingredient with some fresh healthy vegetables. This is a popular street snacks in Mumbai area.

Bread vadai
Bread vadai
7. Popular Vadai recipes – Sabudana vada recipe | ஜவ்வரிசி வடை

This crispy vadai is a popular street food in Mumbai. The main ingredient we use here is Sabudana which is also called as sago or Javvarisi in tamil.

Javvarisi vadai
Javvarisi vadai
8. Popular Vadai recipes – Drumstick leaves Vada | முருங்கை கீரை வடை

A crispy vadai which we prepare with healthy drumstick leaves in combination with Channa dal and other ingredients. We can serve this as evening snacks or as starter or along with meals.

Drumstick leaves vadai
Drumstick leaves vadai
9. Popular Vadai recipes – Cabbage vada | முட்டைக்கோஸ் வடை

Here we prepare vadai with cabbage as the main ingredient along with Channa flour and rice flour.  Cabbage helps you in weight reduction. This is a crispy evening that we can prepare easily.

cabbage vadai
cabbage vadai
10. Popular Vadai recipes – Chettinad thavalai vadai 

We prepare chettinad thavalai vadai with all types of dals, rice, red chillies, chopped onion, coriander and curry leaves. This vadai is a popular recipe in Chettinad cuisine and we usually prepare this vadai on the next day of the marriage. This vadai seems like a frog which is called as “thavalai” in tamil and therefore the name was given. You can prepare this vadai as evening snacks along with tea or for breakfast

Chettinad thavazhai vadai recipe

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