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rava vada recipe | instant sooji vada recipe | instant medu vada recipe

easy rava vada recipe | instant sooji vada recipe | instant medu vada recipe
Course snacks
Cuisine south indian
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 6 vadas


  • 1 cup rava / bombay rava / semolina / sooji
  • ¾ cup curd / yogurt sour
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds / jeera
  • 1 green chili finely chopped
  • 5 curry leaves / kadi patta finely chopped
  • 1 inch ginger / adrak finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp coriander leaves finely chopped
  • 3 tbsp onion finely chopped
  • salt to taste
  • water if required to prepare dough
  • oil for deep frying


  • firstly, in a large mixing bowl take 1 cup of rava.
  • further add curd. amount of curd depends on the curd thickness, so add as required. use sour curd for tasty rava vada.
  • additionally add cumin seeds, green chili, ginger, curry leaves, coriander leaves, onion and salt.
  • mix well to form a dough.
  • add extra water or curd if required. if the dough turn watery add little more semolina / sooji.
  • rest the dough for 25 minutes, so that the sooji absorbs moisture and swells.
  • now grease both hands with oil and take a ball sized dough.
  • flatten with hands and make a hole in centre.
  • further, slowly drop into hot oil.
  • and fry the vadas on medium flame stirring occasionally.
  • fry the vadas till they turn golden brown from both sides.
  • and drain over kitchen towel to remove excess oil.
  • finally, serve instant rava vada with chutney and masala chai.