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Crispy Lobia Vada Recipe

Crispy Lobia Vada is a popular Indian Snack
Author :
On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Kid friendly Recipe
Course :
Snack Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Deep Fry Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • Lobia (cowpea) - 250g
  • Raw Rice - 3 tsp (soaked for 4 to 5 hours)
  • Green chillies - 4, chopped fine
  • Onions - 2 medium-sized, chopped fine
  • Chopped Ginger - 1 tsp
  • Curry leaves - 2 tsp, chopped
  • Coriander leaves - 1 tbsp, chopped
  • 2 - Cloves
  • 3 - Cloves of Garlic
  • A small bit of cinnamon, crushed roughly
  • A pinch - aniseed (optional)
  • Salt
  • Oil for frying
  • How to Make Crispy Lobia Vada:

    1. Grind lobia along with rice to vada consistency (medium coarse). Usually no water is required while grinding.
    2. Add all the ingredients except the oil for frying.
    3. Make a small vada (on a plastic paper) with a hole in the centre and deep-fry in oil till golden brown in colour.
    4. Can be served with any pickle or chutney (best with chicken kurma for non-vegetarians).


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