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Friday, July 15, 2011

Nadia Bara ( Coconut Vada )

Cooking Time Required: 15-20 mins
Cost of Preparation: 30-35 rupees

Ingredients: Channa dal (split gram, 1 cup ), fresh coconut pieces ( 1/3 cup ), ginger ( 1 inch long ) , roasted cumin powder ( 1/3 tsp ), baking powder ( 1/3 tsp ), dry red chillis ( 2-3 nos), salt to taste.

Preparation: Soak the channa dal for 5-6 hours. Wash and grind into a thick & coarse paste along with coconut pieces, dry red chilli and a little water.

Add the grated ginger, cumin powder and salt to taste.

Cooking: Heat oil in a wok for deep frying.

Shape the paste into flat circles and put into the hot oil. Cook on both sides to a slight reddish color.

Serve with rice and dalma or even as a snack/starters.


  1. wow...very new appetizer recipe...looks so crispy n yummy..cant wait to try this out...you rock with snack specials :)

  2. wow, great snack..love it..totally worth putting time..

  3. WOW!!! This is absolutely tempting & yummy!!!

  4. Crispy and perfect tea-time snack...

  5. I haven't had these baras in years now! Used to eat them a lot when I lived in Orissa... you brough back some old memories :) Lovely recipe!


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