How to prepare Madurai kara vadai

Madhurai kara vadai is a vegetarian recipe famous in south India. Madhurai kara vadai is popular snack item for most of them. Madhurai kara vadai is easy to cook at home. Let us learn how to prepare madhurai kara vadai.


  • Dalia dal – 2 cup
  • Rice flour- ¾ cup
  • Wheat flour – 3 spoons
  • Plain flour- 1 cup
  • Besam gram- ½ cup
  • Curry leaves- ¼ cup
  • Coriander leaves- 1/2 cup
  • Ginger chopped- 1 spoon
  • Chopped onions- ¼ cup
  • Chopped green chillies- 2 spoons
  • Salt- to taste
  • Chilli powder- ½ spoon
  • Oil to fry


Step 1: Clean and soak besan gram for 1hr

Step 2: Wash dalia dal and soak it for 30 min.

Step 3: Grind dalia dal into a thick wet flour.

Step 4: Add rice flour and wheat flour mix it well.

Step 5: Add salt, chopped onions, chopped green chillies and mix well.

Step 6: Now add curry leaves, coriander leaves, besan gram  and pinch of chilli powder. Mix it well and keep aside for 3min.

Step 7: Heat oil in a long bottomed vessel.

Step 7: On other side, make wet flour into small balls.

Step 8: Press the ball evenly and dip the ball in plain flour.

Step 9: Drop in hot oil, fry it until it turns to brown colour.

Step 10: Repeat the process for all the batter.

Step 11: Serve vadai in a plate.

Enjoy the taste of madurai  kara vadai with mint chutney or tomato sauce.