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Rava Vada

Rava Vada Recipe

Make the crispest, softest Rava Vadas with this step-by-step recipe.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 40 mins
Cook Time 4 mins
Course Snacks
Cuisine South Indian
Servings 12 Vadas
Calories 135 kcal


  • mixing bowl
  • kadai


  • 1 cup rava need not to be roasted
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon pepper seeds
  • 1 cup onion finely chopped
  • 1 cup curd
  • 2 nos green chillies finely chopped
  • 1 inch ginger finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoon coriander leaves finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoon curry leaves
  • 1 pinch baking soda
  • 1 pinch salt as per requirement
  • 6 tablespoons oil for frying, as per requirement

How to make:

  • Add the cup of rawa in the mixing bowl.
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  • Add cumin seeds and pepper in the bowl.
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  • Then add onion, chillies, ginger, coriander and curry leaves.
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  • Add the required salt.
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  • Add curd and baking soda to the mixture (use the same cup which you have measured rava)
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  • MIx thoroughly and also check the salt consistency. Rest for half an hour. Dont add water to the dough.
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  • After half an hour, dip your hand in water and take a small ball from the dough and make it as flat.
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  • Put a hole in the middle of the dough.
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  • Heat the oil in the kadai and put the dough in it.
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  • Allow to fry for 20 seconds.
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  • Then remove from the kadai and turn back to fry on the other side.
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  • Both sides now should be fried completely, and they should be crispy.
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  • Put the tissue paper in the plate and place the vada on it to absorb the excess oil.
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  • Yummy crispy vada is ready to serve with tea or coffee.
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Dip your hands in water every time you are taking balls from the dough. Only then the dough will not be sticky. 

Nutrition / Calories (Estimate only)

Nutrition Facts
Rava Vada Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 135 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 3mg1%
Sodium 37mg2%
Potassium 85mg2%
Carbohydrates 13g4%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 211IU4%
Vitamin C 100mg121%
Calcium 54mg5%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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