Beetroot vada

4 servings
15 min
30 min
Beetroot Vada is a deep fried, mild sweetish South Indian fritter
The dhals are soaked for an hour and grinded coarsely with fennel seeds and green chillies. The batter is flattened and deep fried in oil.

They will be perfect eve snack and sure you will love the touch of beet in vada.

Try this authentic and easy to make recipe of beetroot vada.


Number of serving: 4
Beetroot finely grated - 2 cup

Chana dal - 1 cup

Toor dal - ΒΌ cup

Rice flour- 2 tbsp

Fennel seeds - 1 tsp

Green chilly - 1 or 2

Salt to taste

Oil to fry


  • Wash and soak the dhal for 1 hr.
    Drain water completely.
    Grind in a blender with fennel seeds, salt and green chilly.

    Grate beetroot in a grater to very fine pieces.
    Mix everything in a bowl.
    Make it into a small patty.

    Heat oil in a pan.
    Drop the patty in hot oil and deep fry to reddish brown.

    Serve it hot.


Beetroot Vada, photo 1
Beetroot Vada, photo 2
Beetroot Vada, photo 3


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