Cabbage Pakkavada | How to make Pakkavada |Spicy Kitchen

  • Yield: 1
  • Servings: 5
  • Prep Time: 15m
  • Cook Time: 15m
  • Ready In: 15m

Cabbage Pakkavada | Cabbage Vada

Crispy and spicy Cabbage Pakkavada recipe

Cabbage pakkavada is a very tasty and crunch snack made with besan flour and cabbage as main ingredients. Pakkavada / Ullivada is a traditional snack item of South India. Gram flour (Besan) and onion are the major ingredients of pakkavada.

We can also make pakkavada with vegetables, greens etc.. Here in this recipe, I have used cabbage for making this pakkavada. Adding rice flour into pakkavada mix make it more crispy. You can also try my another pakkavada recipes like Crispy Chicken pakkavada,Vegetabke Pakkavada,Egg Pakkavada and Kerala Pakkavda(ulli vada). You can also find other snacks recipes here .Mulaku Bajji, Gobi 65,Mintvada

  • Cabbge contains adequate amount of minerals like potassium, manganese, iron, and magnesium.
  • Potassium is an important component of cell and body fluids that helps controlling heart rate and blood pressure.
  • Cabbage is a very good source of vitamin K and Vitamin C.
  • Cabbage is rich is sulphur. So, it helps fight infections in wounds and ulcers.
  • Cabbage helps in weightloss



  • 1 cup of finely sliced cabbage
  • 1/4 cup of besan(kadalamavu/gram flour)
  • 2 tbsp. of rice flour
  • 2-3 Green chillies
  • 1/2 spn. of ginger garlic paste
  • A bunch of curry leaves
  • 1/2 spn. of Chicken Masala Powder(Optional)
  • 1/4 spn. of Chilli Powder
  • 1/6 spn. of Turmeric Powder
  • Salt for taste
  • Oil for deep frying


Step 01

Take finely sliced cabbage,besan,green chillies,curry leaves and salt in a bowl. Mix well with hands.

Step 02

Add chicken masala and salt.

Step 03

Add little water in to the mix and make a thick paste(Do not add too much of water)

Step 04

Heat oil in a pan.

Step 05

Take a handful of paste in hand and just sprinkle in to the oil.

Step 06

Fry till golden brown color.Serve hot with black tea.

Comments (2)

  1. posted by kushi on December 16, 2015

    Love the chicken masala powder in recipe. Crispy and YUMMY!


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *