Curd Vada(Thayir Vada)

  • Yield: 10
  • Servings: 4
  • Prep Time: 3:20 h
  • Cook Time: 25m
  • Ready In: 25m

Curd Vada(Thayir Vada)

Traditional south indian snack.


1/4 kg of Mung Dal
1 spn. of Pepper
3 no of Green chilli
6 no of Small onion(Shallots)
1/2 ltr Curd
2 tbsp. of Sugar
A handful of Mint leaves
4 no of Green chilli
1 tbsp. of Chopped Ginger
1 tbsp. of Red chilli paste
Salt as required
Oil for fry


Step 01

Soak mung dal in water for 3 hour.Grind well without adding water.

Step 02

Add pepper,chopped green chilli,chopped small onion and salt.Mix well.

Step 03

Wet your hands and make small lemon sized balls.(or you can make vada using unniyappam pot)

Step 04

Deep fry in hot oil in medium flame until golden colour in all sides.

Step 05

Add sugar to curd and mix well.

Step 06

Grind mint leaves,green chilli,salt and ginger.

Step 07

Add little salt to chilli paste and mix well.

Step 08

Add the curd to the vadas and mix well. Add required salt and let it set for 1/2 hour.

Step 09

Add mint chutney and chilli paste while serving

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