Maddur Vade Recipe/ Maddur Vada


  • Rice flour : 1 cup
  • Sooji (semolina) : 1 cup
  • Salt to taste : 1 tbsp
  • coriander leaves, finely chopped : 2
  • green chillies, finely chopped : 2
  • Onion, finely chopped : 2 tbsp
  • Oil : 3 cups


  • In a bowl, mix the rice flour and rava with 2 tbsp of hot oil, till the mixture turns crumbly.
  • Using very little water, knead the mixture to form a dry dough. Let it rest for 10 minutes.
  • Form small, lime-sized balls.
  • On a plastic sheet or butter paper, add a drop of oil and one-by-one, flatten the dough balls into 2-inch-thick tikkis.
  • Add oil to a frying pan and heat it on a high flame till it starts to give off smoke.
  • Carefully lift the flattened vadas off the oiled sheet and gently transfer them to the pan. Fry till both sides turn golden brown.
  • Drain any excess oil off the vadas using a kitchen tissue.​
  • Serve hot and crisp with coconut chutney or lemon pickle and filter coffee.