Thursday, August 25, 2016

Keerai Vadai - Masala Keerai Vadai -Spinach Vada - Evening Snack Recipe - Lunch side dish Recipe

Keerai Vadai is one of the most popular snack recipe which is served along with lunch in many hotels. You can use any spinach of your choice. I used finely chopped mulai keerai. This masala keerai vadai goes well with Sambhar rice, Kaara Kuzhambu or any variety rice. It can also be taken as tea-time snack. Try this in your kitchen and enjoy with your family.

Ingredients for making Keerai Masala Vadai

1 cup - kadala paruppu / Bengal gram
1/2 cup - finely chopped onions
1 cup - finely chopped keerai
1/2 - tsp. - saunf
2 - green chillies
2 - red chillies
1/2 inch - ginger
3 cloves - garlic
A sprig of curry leaves
Few Coriander leaves
Salt to taste
Oil for frying.

How to make Keerai Vadai

1. Soak channa dal in water for 2 hours.

2. Drain the water and grind the dal along with garlic, saunf, ginger, and red chillies to a coarse texture.

 3. Transfer this to a vessel add the finely chopped onions, green chillies, chopped greens (I used Mulai keerai), curry leaves, coriander leaves, salt and mix well. You can just sprinkle water when added.

4. Heat oil in a kadai and shape the mixture into vada shape and deep fry in a medium flame till they become golden brown.

 Hot Spicy Masal keerai Vadai is ready.


  1. Lovely Vada, looks perfectly cooked and in good shape !!! plz visit my blog too and share your valuable comments. Thank you.