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Indian Vaddi treats

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Make your own delicious Indian Vaddi treats at home and then you know what you get and can enjoy as many as you like.

Ingredients for the vaddee spices:

  • 1 tsp jeera
  • 3 dry chillies.
  • 2 green chillies.
  • ½tsp masala.
Indian Vaddi treats


Grind all these spices together in a mixer.

Ingredients for the vaddee batter:

  • 1 cup channa dhal.
  • ½ cup pea dhal.
  • 1 onion, finely chopped.
  • 1 tbsp. fresh dhania, chopped.
  • ¾ tsp small jeera.
  • ½ tsp baking powder.
  • ¾ tsp salt.
  • 1 x mashed, bruised banana.


Soak the two dhal’s together in hot water over night.

Drain in a colander, but do not pat dry.

Grind the dhal till slightly course and set aside.

Add all the ingredients for the vaddee batter and 3 tsp of the vaddee spices.

Mix everything together nicely till everything is well combined.

Break off a small piece and roll into a ball.

Flatten slightly in the palm of your hand.

Deep fry in hot oil on a medium heat until golden brown.

Remove from the oil and drain on a paper towel.

Prepared, tried and tested by: Bobby Swanson

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