Tamilnadu Special Vada Curry Recipe

Ingredients :

Bengal gram – 1/2 cup

Red gram – 1/4 cup

Onions – 1 cup

Small onion – 1/2 cup

Tomato – 1 cup

Ginger garlic paste

Grated coconut

Red chili – 5

Green chili – 7

Coriander leaves

Kasa kasa





Method :

1. Grind coarsely both the gram’s by soaking them an hour before, also add red chili and aniseeds to it and grind

2. Add coriander leaves, small onions, salt to the batter and mix well, Make small flat rounds like vada with the batter and steam cook them

3. Take a pan add oil, onions, tomato’s, ginger garlic paste, turmeric powder, salt, mix and fry well

4. Grind separately grated coconut, kasa kasa, green chili, cloves and cinnamon

5. Add the grinded masala paste to the fried ingredients, mix well, add water and close the lid for the curry to cook

6. After the curry cooks add the steam cooked vada’s to the curry, mix well and cook, the recipe is ready


Bengal gram in tamil is called kadalai paruppu

Red gram in tamil is called thuvaram paruppu

Small onion in tamil is called chinna vengayam/ sambar vengayam

Ginger garlic paste in tamil is called inji poondu vizhuthu

Grated coconut in tamil is called thuruviya thengai

Red chili in tamil is called kaintha milagai

Green chili in tamil is called pachai milagai

Coriander leaves in tamil is called kothamalli ilai

Cinnamon in tamil is called pattai

Cloves in tamil is called krambu

Aniseed in tamil is called sombu