aval vada

Aval vada, Poha vada, Instant vada recipe

Aval vada / Poha vada is an instant, easy and delicious vada with crispy exterior and soft interior. Aval/ poha and rice flour act as key ingredients in the vada making . Aval vada requires no grinding and no pre-preparation, and it can be handy for quick tea time snack or if you forget to soak dal for regular vada or if you are looking for instant vada recipe. I have been preparing this vada for many years now and has never failed to be treat for my family. So lets get to the making!

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  • Aval/ poha – 1 ½ cup
  • Rice flour – ¼ cup
  • Small onion – 1
  • Green chili – 1
  • Salt to taste
  • Curry leaves a spring
  • Oil for frying

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How make aval vada with step by step images

aval vada

  1. Wash aval/ poha in water and soak it in water for 15 minutes. Chop onions and green chili and keep it aside.
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  2. After 15 minutes drain the excess water and crumble the soaked aval/ poha with fingers. Now add chopped onion, green chili, curry leaves, rice flour and salt. Mix everything well.
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  3. Heat oil in a frying pan. Take small portion of aval / poha mixture and make it into round shape then flatten it gently with the palm. Repeat the process until you finish the entire aval/ poha mixture.
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  4. Drop the flattened poha/ aval mixture in oil one by one and cook till you achieve crispy exterior and light golden color.
  5. When done transfer it to a plate with paper towel and serve it hot with chutney!
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