Parippu Vada |Lentil Fritters

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Parippu Vada | Lentil Fritters

Parippu vada

Parippu Vada is a tasty South Indian traditional snack made with ground dals and deep fried in hot boiling oil. Lentil Fritters with Poovan Pazham and a cup of hot tea is an age old traditional favourite that still keeps on repeating itself in modern times too. Hot and crispy Parippu Vadas make the best of evening snacks that are healthy and beholds a nostalgic experience too. Soak dals in water and grind to prepare a thick batter. Add chopped onions, curry leaves and other ingredients to the batter and mix well. Pluck off small balls from mixture and prepare patties. Hot, crispy and crunchy Lentil Fritters 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. Deep fry vadas in hot boiling oil until golden brown in colour. Dals are rich in protein and other vital nutrients required for body. Relish hot and crispy Parippu Vada Easy And Yummy with a cup of hot tea. find the detailed recipe here.
Prep Time 50 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 2 Servings



  • Wash the dal and soak for 2-3 hours.
  • Drain the water, keep the dal in strainer until the water drains completely.
  • Coarsely grind the soaked dal, green chilies, and ginger In a mixer without adding water.
  • In a bowl add the dal mixture, curry leaves, and salt and mix well with hands.
  • Heat oil in pan take a small sized portion of dal mixture in your palm and flatten to round shape.
  • When oil gets heated add vada mix into the oil slowly. Reduce the heat to medium and fry both side till it becomes golden brown.
  • The tasty Parippu Vada is ready to serve....


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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