Parippu Vada Restaurant Style

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Parippu Vada Restaurant Style

Parippu Vada Restaurant Style

Parippu Vada Restaurant Style is a traditional styled South Indian snack, very popular and relished with a cup of hot tea. Vadas are prepared from ground dal, mixed with other spicy ingredients and deep fried in hot boiling oil. Parippu Vada Restaurant Style is an age old traditional dish that still keeps repeating in modern times. Hot, crispy and crunchy vadas are a favorite lot both among young and old alike. This is a very healthy protein rich snack and is one of the easiest snacks that can be prepared with minimum ingredients. Dal is soaked in enough water, ground to a coarse batter without touching water, spiced up with ingredients and then shaped into patties for deep frying. You can explore a well detailed recipe here that can be easily prepared at home.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 5 people


  • 2 cups Thuvara parippu Soak this for about 2 - 3 hrs., Redgram dal
  • 6 nos Shallots big onion also can be used, Cheriya ulli
  • Curry leaves : as reqd
  • 1 piece Ginger
  • 4 nos Green chilli


  • For preparing the delicious snack, first clean the shallots, ginger, curry leaves and green chillies and cut them into small pieces and keep it separately.
  • Wash the thuvara parippu 2 - 3 times and grind it in a mixer or wet grinder (add as less water as possible and also do not grind more time) and then take the ground thuvara parippu out and keep it in an utensil.
  • Add the green chilli, ginger, curry leaves and shallot pieces with the ground thuvara parippu and mix it well, along with required quantity of salt.
  • Heat oil in a frying pan and make small sized balls of the ground thuvara parippu mix.
  • Then flatten the balls by using a plastic paper / plantain leaf or on your palm and put it into the hot oil and fry it.
  • The size of vada can be decided by the user.
  • Parippu vada is ready and can be served with coffee / tea / butter-milk etc.


You can visit this link for a healthy snack Kerala Uzhunnu Vada. You can also visit this link Banana Flower Vada.
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