Ragi vada recipe

Ragi Vada recipe, how to make Ragi Vada recipe – Kelvaragu Vadai recipe

How to make ragi vada recipe?

Ragi vada recipe is a healthy and nutritious snack. Ragi also called as Finger millet / Kezhvaragu. Lets see how to prepare now.


  • Ragi flour – 1 cup
  • Salt as needed
  • Chili powder – 1 spoon
  • Hing – a pinch
  • Butter – 2 spoons melted (optional)
  • Onion – 2 (chopped finely)
  • Curry leaves – 10 leaves finely chopped
  • Roasted gram – ¼ cup
  • Water to mix
  • Oil for deep frying

Step to cook Ragi vada recipe:

  1. First sieve the ragi flour to avoid lumps while making dough.
  2. In a bowl, add ragi flour, salt, chili powder, hing a pinch and mix well the ingredients.
  3. Melt butter then add with ragi flour and mix well.
  4. Add chopped onion, curry leaves, roasted gram and mix well all ingredients.
  5. Then Add required water and make smooth dough (vada consistency).
  6. Switch on the stove place a kadai and pour oil for deep frying.
  7. Now Pour a pinch of dough in oil, to check oil is heated or not
  8. Take ragi dough and make it as small balls.
  9. Next make small balls in to flat vada with the help of your palm.
  10. Put Vada in hot oil and deep fry them in low flame till it gets crispy.
  11. Now take ragi vada from the oil and transfer in to tissue paper plate to remove extra oil from ragi vada.
  12. crispy ragi vada is ready to serve.


  • Here I used red chili powder instead of that you can use green chili.
  • Instead of roasted gram you can use Bengal gram (soak Bengal gram in water for 15 minutes and drained it).
  • Click here to view kesari sweet recipe.
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7 responses to “Ragi Vada recipe, how to make Ragi Vada recipe – Kelvaragu Vadai recipe”

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  2. Hi, I like vada varieties but I am little fat so now a days I didn’t take any vada items. I like your ragi vada. Surely I will try it.Tanks for sharing.
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