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Celery Vadai

Chopped Celery and Urad Dal flour deep-fried with spices

Recipe by christy gerald of Dubai, AE

This star hotel vadai recipe can be tried at home easily and it is tastier and more nutritious than the Plain Urad dhal vada.U can try this recipe with chopped parsley,basil leaves,broccoli, carrot, cabbage, grated paneer etc.

Ingredients vegetarian 4 servings

    • 1/2 cup - Urad dhal - soaked for an hour and ground into a coarse flour without adding water
    • 1 cup chopped celery leaves
    • 1/2 cup chopped onions
    • a sprig curry leaves
    • few chopped coriander leaves
    • 1 tsp salt
    • 1 1/2 tsp ground spices - (5 pepper corns,1/2 tsp cumin seeds)
    • 1 cup refined oil for deep frying


    1. Grind 1/2 cup urad dhal which is soaked for an hour ground into a coarse flour without adding water.
    2. Grind the spices (5 pepper corns,1/2 tsp cumin seeds)
    3. Take a bowl and add the urad dhal flour,chopped celery leaves ,ground spices,chopped onions,chopped coriander leaves,curry leaves and Salt.Mix it well.
    4. Shape the dough round with a hole in the centre.
    5. Heat oil in a non stick frying pan and deep-fry the vadai on both sides,till they turn golden brown.
    6. When done,Serve it hot with tomato ketchup or chutney of your choice.That's all.Enjoy!!!.
    Note:U can try this vadai with chopped leeks, parsley, basil leaves, broccoli, carrot,
    cabbage, grated paneer etc




    how can i make them more crispy?

    christy gerald

    christy gerald

    Hi rabz!,thank u so much for posting ur comments.Take care!.



    Hi Christy Ur vadas look so yummy, fluffy and excellent I feel like having them right now,lolz.

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