My experiments and experiences with cooking vegetarian food

Saturday 6 January 2018



Patravade are also known as Daaliche vade. Vada in general are deep fried snacks. Patravade are good snacks which are shallow fried. The cooking time for this recipe is about one hour.


Chana daal / split chickpeas 100 gm
Jeera / Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon
Miri / Black Pepper 8-10
Lavang / Cloves 2
Green chili 2
Chinch / Tamarind pulp 1 tablespoon
Namak / Salt 1 teaspoon
Soda bikarbonate 2 pinch
Kothimbir / Coriander leaves 2 tablespoon
Khobara / fresh Coconut 2 tablespoon
Kanda / Onion 2 small size
Oil for shallow frying 5-6 tablespoons

This recipe can be used to make about 10-12 Patravadas.


  • First wash and soak chana daal for about 4 hours and drain the water.
  • Finely chop the onions.


  • In small mixer pot add coconut, cumin, pepper, green chili and cloves and grind coarsely without adding water.
  • Grind daal separately. Make sure it is coarsely grinded.

grinded mix

  • Mix grind dal, coconut mixture , salt , tamarind pulp , onion, coriander leaves and soda and mix well.

onions and spicescomplete mix

  • Heat the pan and spread 1-2 tablespoon oil
  • Make small patties of vada mixture and put in pan and cover it it for 5 minutes on medium flame .

Pattiesinitial frying

  • Flip vada when they become golden brown. Let the patties to heat for 2-3 minutes without covering the pan.

Fried patties

  • Remove vada when both sides are golden brown and serve hot with chutney or sauce .

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