Sunday 6 December 2009

Corn vadas- debras

Corn vadas- A gujarati snack made from corn meal, savory and tasty ideal for a teatime snack, lunch box or picnics.

2 cup fine corn flour
1 cup wheat flour
1 cup natural yoghurt
1 teaspoon fresh ginger paste
3 fresh green chillies deseeded and finely chopped
1 teaspoon sugar
½ cup fresh chopped green methi (fenugreek)
1 tablespoon fresh chopped coriander
1 level teaspoon eno salts
1 tablespoon sunflower oil for dough
1 teaspoon red chilli powder
1/2 teaspoon carom (ajwain) seeds
1 teaspoon sesame seeds
1 tsp turmeric
salt to taste

sunflower oil for frying


1.Mix all the ingredients except the oil for frying and make a dough. Leave overnight or for 2-3 hours.
2.Next divide the mixture into small balls, place balls 5 at a time between two sheets of oiled polythene and pat them out into flat vadas , About 2 inch in diameter and 3 mm thick
3.Heat the oil for frying and deep fry vadas in batches on medium heat until golden brown. They should puff up.
4. Drain on kitchen paper.

Will keep in airtight container for 3-4 days

Serve with fresh natural yoghurt


  1. yummy...its winter down here, n this would be something i m looking forward to...will try to make it in coming days

  2. Have never tried anything like this before, but will now!


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