How to make Urad Pepper Vada -SK Khazana -

An excellent tea-time snack – urad dal batter mixed with some masalas, shaped into small balls and deep-fried

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Whole black gram (sabut urad) (साबुत उड़द), Salt (नमक)

Cuisine : South Indian, Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

Urad Pepper Vada -SK Khazana

Urad Pepper Vada -SK Khazana Recipe Card


You can’t eat breakfast at night or dinner in the afternoon – but snacks? that you can eat anytime of the day! Along with tea, after school or at a birthday party – snacks are every foodie’s ultimate favourite. Healthy snacking is the best way to satisfy your munchies without the worry of to many added calories.

Prep Time : 6-7 hour

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Urad Pepper Vada -SK Khazana Recipe

  • Whole black gram (sabut urad) 1 1/2 cups

  • Salt

  • Onion finely chopped 1 medium

  • Crushed black peppercorns 2 teaspoons

  • Fresh coconut chopped 4 tablespoons

  • Curry leaves finely chopped 12-15

  • Green chillies finely shredded 2-3

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Oil for deep-frying


Step 1

Take Whole Urad Dal in a large bowl, wash it well with sufficient water. Transfer into another bowl, add sufficient water and soak for 6-8 hours.

Step 2

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai on medium heat.

Step 3

Put the soaked Tata Sampann Whole Urad Dal into a blender jar, add salt, and a little water and blend into a fine and thick paste. Transfer the paste into a bowl.

Step 4

Add onion, crushed black peppercorns, coconut, curry leaves, green chillies and chopped coriander. Mix well.

Step 5

Drop small portions of the mixture with your finger into medium hot oil and deep-fry on medium heat till golden and crisp. Take care not to overcrowd the kadai. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 6

Transfer into a serving bowl and serve hot with red coconut chutney.

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