Sunday, 3 August 2014

Ulli vada /Onion fritters

I'm a big fan of ulli vada.Ulli vada with a cup of hot tea!!!!I cant say NO..It is a spicy snack but with mild sweetness.!Without saying about my Achan(Dad) I cant go to the recipe.My Achan used to buy tasty ulli vada for me when I was young.Still I remember those days ...

Ulli vada /Onion fritters

Last week when my friend Sarika reminded me about this recipe I decided to prepare it.I got this recipe from her but I made some changes in measurements.Thank you Sari!


  • Onion : 2 big
  • Besan / kadala mavu : 5 tblspn
  • Rice lour : 1 tblspn
  • Chilly powder : 1/2 to 1 tspn
  • Asafoetida /Kayam : A pinch
  • Soda powder : A pinch
  • Curry leaves (copped)1 tblspn
  • Water : As required
  • Salt
  • Oil


Ulli vada /Onion fritters

  • Slice the onion and keep aside.
  • Mix all other ingredients except oil.
  • Mix it well and add required amount of water to make a thick batter.
  • Add sliced onion and mix it well so that the onion will coat well with batter.
  • Heat the pan with oil.
  • Take one table spoon of batter and drop carefully to the oil(or shape with hand and  drop it to the oil 
  • Fry it till it turn golden brown.
Ulli vada /Onion fritters


  • Adding of rice flour is optional only
  • This measurement is enough for 2 to 4 person


  1. Pyaaz ke Pakore from Delhi, Bhajia in Bombay... Now I know another name for it - Ulli Vada! - although the recipes vary a little.
    The onion fritters you made are clearly cooked to perfection. Yummy :)

  2. Perfect with a cup of coffee.. Looks yumm..

  3. Triple loved; my all time fav esp onions.

  4. Perfect snack with a cup of hot tea...... Looks crispy!!


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