Thursday, June 14, 2012

Ragi Vada

Cooking Time : 30 mins
Yield              : 15 Vada

Ragi Vada is a tasty savoury and is also a very health vada. Ragi has obvious health benefits. This is very easy to make anytime and is a excellent tea time snack. Even kids enjoy eating it.


Ragi Flour                        - 1 cup
Green chillies                    - 4
Onion                              - 1
Maida/all purpose flour      - 2tbsp
Rice flour                         - 1 tbsp
Red chilli powder              - 1 tsp
Asafetida                          - Small pinch
Curry Leaves                    - 1 strand
Coriander Leaves               - 1 spring
Salt                                  -  To Taste
Oil                                   - To Fry

  1. Finely chop Onion, Curry leaves, Coriander Leaves, Green chillies. In a vessel, Combine all the ingredients and 2 tsp oil and mix well using water to a dough. Don't add much water.
  2. Heat enough oil in a deep frying vessel and take a small dough in hand and flatten it slowly with your fingers and drop it slowly in the oil. Don't overcrowd the vessel. Fry till it becomes crispy.
  3. Drain excess oil in a paper towel and repeat the same steps for the next batch.
  4. Serve hot with tea/coffee.
  • If you have any Left Over Veggies like Carrot Beans, Peas, you can include them also here.


  1. a good try.. looks very crispy..

  2. Never tasted the ragi vadas..

  3. ragi i have never made poorni but great use of this

  4. Ragi vada sounds looks yummy :) Perfect snack with evening tea.

  5. Hi Poorni, Ragi vadai is so delicious..You have a wonderful space and I'm happy to follow this nice blog. Do drop at my blog when you get time.

  6. Healthy snack poorni...will try sometime

  7. Thats a healthy and addictive vadas.

  8. HiPoorni ,

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    Your recipe looks delicious:)
    Neat presentation..
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  9. Thanks friends for ur lovely comments..

  10. I have never had Ravi vada !! V interesting recipe must try


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