Onion Vada or Ullivada
Ullivada or onion vada is an inevitable tea time snack for the south-Indians. These are crispy onion fritters and is made differently in different places. Unlike Kerala where dough dominates than onion, Tamil style Vengaya Vadai will be rich in onion.
Tip: Some use gram flour or cornflour with All-purpose flour for making the dough. But to make it crunchier and crispier even when it is cold, add som rice flour.
- Maida (all-purpose flour)- ½ kg
- Onion- ½ kg
- Green chillies- 4-5
- Turmeric- ½ tsp
- Chilly powder- ½ tsp
- Rice flour - ½ cup
- Ginger- a small piece
- Curry leaves and coriander leaves
- Salt- required
- Water- ¼ cup
- Oil- required
Take a bowl, add finely chopped onion, green chillies, curry leaves, coriander and ginger. Now add salt, turmeric and chilli powders into it. Add Maida and Rice flour along with water. Mix well. Excess water spoils the mix so, be careful while adding water.
Heat a pan, pour oil to fry. Now take the mix and drop it into the oil. No need to worry about the shape. Fry it in a medium flame.