Jowar Vada

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Sep. 08, 2012

This vadas are basically crispy sorghum fritters and it's gluten free.


Jowar flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Besan 1 1/2 Tablespoon
Sesame seeds 1 Tablespoon
Turmeric powder 1 Pinch
Coriander and cumin powder 1 Teaspoon
Salt 1 Tablespoon (adjust to taste)
Yogurt 2 Tablespoon
Oil 4 Tablespoon
Green chili paste 1 Teaspoon
Ginger paste 1 1/2 Teaspoon
Baking soda 1 Pinch
Water 2 Tablespoon



1. Mix dry ingredients- jowar flour, besan, sesame seeds, turmeric powder, coriander and cumin powder, salt to taste and black gram flour if desired.

2. Add yogurt, oil, green chili paste and ginger paste and mix adding water to a medium stiff batter.

3. Leave for about 5 -6 hours or overnight

4. Add baking soda and little more water and adjust the consistency of the batter to make it thick.

5. Heat oil in a non-stick deep fry pan and fry the vadas on medium heat till they turn golden brown in color.


6. Drain out excess oil and serve with tea.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes

Nutrition Facts

Serving size Complete recipe

Calories 1184Calories from Fat 653

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 74 g113.8%

Saturated Fat 9 g45%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 6160 mg256.67%

Total Carbohydrates 114 g38%

Dietary Fiber 16 g64%

Sugars 3 g

Protein 24 g48%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet