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Spring Onion Vada (Kande Patti Vade)

Spicy delicious vadas with a coconut and spring onions.
4.75 from 4 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Servings 6 -7


  • 1 bunch spring onions kande patti (1 cup chopped approx)
  • 1/2 cup fresh or frozen coconut
  • 1 tea spn coriandder seeds
  • 3-4 red chillies
  • 1 tbl spn rice
  • 1 tbl spn toor dal
  • A small piece tamarind
  • Oil
  • 1 cup rava/sooji
  • Salt


  • Chop spring onions into small pieces.
  • Soak rice and toor dal in water for about 30 mins.
  • Heat a little oil and fry coriander seeds, red chillies.
  • Grind them with coconut, tamarind, toor dal, rice without adding too much water. The paste does not have to get very smooth.
  • To the paste, add chopped spring onions, salt and mix.
  • Make small balls, roll them in rava to completely cover it.
  • Heat tava, spread some oil and fry the vadas on a medium low heat.
  • Serve hot.