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Instant Rava Vada Recipe – Semolina Vada – Sooji Vada – Rava vadalu

Instant Rava Vada Recipe – Semolina Vada – Sooji Vada – Rava vadalu

Sooji vada also known as rava vadalu is an quick and easy to prepare breakfast and snack recipe. These vadas are so tasty and tempting that everyone will devour eating them for sure. For making these vadas we just need a semolina and curd batter, flavored with some desi spices.

Rawa vadas are very easy to prepare as no long hours of soaking and grinding is required unlike dal vadas. These deep fried vadas make a perfect tiffin box recipe for kids. These steaming hot instant sooji vadas make a perfect supper snack with side assortment of any chutney or dip like green coriander chutney or peanut chutney. So here, follow this simple recipe with detailed recipe and step by step pictures. Enjoy!

Directions

Making:

For making the vadas, start with preparing the batter. Take semolina to a big mixing bowl followed by curd. Now stir to blend the curd with semolina.

sooji vada recipe
Add ginger, green chilies and salt to the semolina-curd batter and mix everything really well. Add some water to it and mix well. Batter should have same consistency as required for making the urad dal vadas. Cover and keep the batter aside for 10 to 15 minutes to set.

sooji vada recipe
Later, semolina will puff up nicely. Now add some green coriander to it, followed by less than ¼ tsp baking soda. Mix well. Add 1 tsp more water as the batter is still dense in consistency. 2 to 3 tbsp of water is used for making this much quantity of batter. Batter for preparing the vadas is ready.

sooji vada recipe
Place the oil in wok on flame to heat. Bring your hand over the wok to check if the oil is heated rightly. You should feel the heat on your palm. Keep the flame on medium. Wet the hands with some water and take some batter over the palms. Give it a round shape and slide the vada into hot oil.

sooji vada recipe

Another way of shaping the vada is to use a bowl covered with cloth and tie the cloth at the back of the bowl. Wet the cloth with some water and place some batter over it.

sooji vada recipe

Give the batter round shape with your hands keeping it little thick. You can keep the size of vadas small or big as per desire. Make a hole in the center.

sooji vada recipe
Now very gently slide the vada into the hot oil and likewise prepare rest of the vadas as well and fry them.

sooji vada recipe
When the vada gets roasted from beneath, turn the side. Keep flipping the sides at regular intervals and fry until the vadas turn golden brown.

sooji vada recipe
Later, drain out the fried vadas. Hold the ladle on the edge of the wok so that excess oil drains back into it. Semolina vadas are ready to serve.

sooji vada recipeServing:

Serve these crispy and super delicious semolina vadas steaming hot along with coconut chutney, peanut chutney or sambhar.

sooji vada recipeSuggestion

  • Just keep notes that while making the batter the consistency is not too thick or too and you will be able to make perfect vadas.
  • For 7 vadas

Instant Rava Vada Recipe - Semolina Vada sooji vada recipe
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Recipe type: Snacks
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 5
 
Ingredients
  • Semolina – 1 cup
  • Curd – ¾ cup (150 grams)
  • Green coriander – 2 to 3 tbsp (finely chopped)
  • Ginger – 1 inch (finely chopped)
  • Green chilies – 2 to 3 (finely chopped)
  • Salt – ¾ tsp or to taste
  • Baking soda – less than ¼ tsp
  • Oil – for frying vadas
Instructions
  1. For making the vadas, start with preparing the batter. Take semolina to a big mixing bowl followed by curd. Now stir to blend the curd with semolina. Add ginger, green chilies and salt to the semolina-curd batter and mix everything really well. Add some water to it and mix well. Batter should have same consistency as required for making the urad dal vadas. Cover and keep the batter aside for 10 to 15 minutes to set.
  2. Later, semolina will puff up nicely. Now add some green coriander to it, followed by less than ¼ tsp baking soda. Mix well. Add 1 tsp more water as the batter is still dense in consistency. 2 to 3 tbsp of water is used for making this much quantity of batter. Batter for preparing the vadas is ready.
  3. Place the oil in wok on flame to heat. Bring your hand over the wok to check if the oil is heated rightly. You should feel the heat on your palm. Keep the flame on medium. Wet the hands with some water and take some batter over the palms. Give it a round shape and slide the vada into hot oil. Another way of shaping the vada is to use a bowl covered with cloth and tie the cloth at the back of the bowl. Wet the cloth with some water and place some batter over it.Give the batter round shape with your hands keeping it little thick. You can keep the size of vadas small or big as per desire. Make a hole in the centre.
  4. Now very gently slide the vada into the hot oil and likewise prepare rest of the vadas as well and fry them. When the vada gets roasted from beneath, turn the side. Keep flipping the sides at regular intervals and fry until the vadas turn golden brown.
  5. Later, drain out the fried vadas. Hold the ladle on the edge of the wok so that excess oil drains back into it. Semolina vadas are ready to serve. Serve these crispy and super delicious semolina vadas steaming hot along with coconut chutney, peanut chutney or sambhar.