Crispy Instant Vada

Updated: Jun 16


Crispy Instant Vada is an all time favourite recipe. In all South Indian celebrations this will be a no choice menu and liked by all age groups. Having Crispy Instant Vada with coconut chutney or as a Sambar Vada will be a divine taste.


Food Type: Vegetarian

Prepare Time: 5 mints | Cook Time: 15 mints

Total Time: 20 mints | Serves: 6 pieces

Author: Sriram | Cuisine: South Indian | Recipe Type: Vada


Note: Vada Batter soaked overnight in room temperature will give a Double Crispy Vada

Making of Crispy Instant Vada





Main Ingredients:

  1. Urad Dal 1 cup

  2. Fenugreek Seed 1 tbsp

  3. Pepper 1 tbsp

  4. Curry leaves 1 tbsp

  5. Salt to taste

  6. Water

  7. Asafoetida 1/2 tbsp

Making the Vada Batter

  1. Soak 1 cup of Urad Dal and Fenugreek Seed overnight in room temperature (This can be done instantly by soaking the batter at-least for 3 hours)

  2. Next day Morning grind it to a smooth paste by adding very little water only if required. Don't add too much of water 

  3. Now In the batter add salt as per taste, peppercorns, asafoetida and fresh curry leaves and give a good mix


  • Take a tawa, pour oil and heat it on a medium flame



  • Take the batter into a size of a patty , flatten it on the base of a stainless steel filter (refer image)


  • Make a hole on the flattened batter with your index finger







  • When the oil is hot place it in the oil













  • Fry till the vada gets golden crispy, turn sides to fry vada on both sides

  • Do the same step to fry more vadas





Crispy Instant Vada ready - Serve hot with coconut chutney and sambar



Can also be taken as Sambar Vada with freshly and finely chopped onion and finely chopped coriander leaves. This will be amazingly delicious!!!!







Enjoy the delicious Crispy Instant Vada !!!!


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