Onion vadai – வெங்காய வடை


  •  Gram flour – 250g
  •  Rice flour – 60g
  •  Red Onions – 5
  •  Green chillies – 3
  •  Ginger – 1
  •  Asafoetida – A pinch
  •  Red chilli powder – 1/2
  •  Pepper powder – 1 tsp
  •  Curry leaves – Few
  •  Coriander leaves – Few
  •  Salt – Required
  •  Oil – Required
Onion vadai – வெங்காய வடை


Total Preparation Time: 20-30 minutes

  1. Cut the onions lengthwise and green chillies, grind ginger well like paste, chop coriander leaves and keep them aside
  2. Take a bowl, add gram flour, pepper powder, red chilli powder, asafoetida and mix it wellOnion vadai – வெங்காய வடை
  3. Then add red onions, green chillies, ginger paste, curry leaves, coriander leaves and salt and mix it well
  4. Add 350ml water and mix it well till it become fluffy batter consistency and keep aside
  5. Take a hard bottomed vessel, add 300 ml oil and heats up
  6. Make your hand wet or take palm sized banana leaf, take a lemon sized ball from the batter and make it flattered
  7. Now gently put prepared vada into the oil and do this repeatedly for 3 times till the vessel is full
  8. Fry them it become crispy, golden brown then move these vadas into a napkin to avoid excess oil
  9. Now the crispy Onion vadai is ready for serveOnion vadai – வெங்காய வடை

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