Mar 4, 2012

Green Peas Vadai / Pattani Vadai / Batani Vade – Vadai Recipes

This is a quick vadai that can be made in few minutes, if you have soaked peas in your freezer..This taste more or less like the paruppu vadai which you must have had..But this is the instant version and easy one..I found this in one of the aval vikadan magazine and tried it immediately..

You can serve this with coconut chutney and a cup of ginger and cardamom chai( which I will post now)..If you have any left over vadai, you can cut them and make vadai curry out of it..just now remembered that recipe, yes I will post it soon..I hope you will love this and let me know what you think..


Dried Green Peas / Patani Kadalai – 1 cup
Roasted Gram Dal / Pori Kadalai / Pottu Kadalai – ¼ cup
Onion – 1 finely chopped
Whole Pepper – 1 tblspn
Fennel Seeds / Sombu / Saunf – 1 tsp
Cumin Seeds / Jeerakam – 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Oil for Deep frying


Soak Dried green peas for 6-8 hours. Drain them and take it in a blender and make into a coarse paste. Tranfer this to a bowl.

Now take roasted gram dal, pepper, cumin, fennel seeds in a blender and make into a fine powder.

Add this powder to the peas mixture and mix well. Take small portion and flatten it slightly.

Now fry them in hot oil and serve with tea..

Take all your ingrediants
Take roasted gram dal in a blender
add pepper, cumin and fennel seeds
and make into a fine powder
Tranfer to a bowl
now take peas in a blender
make into a rough puree
add this to the bowl
add onions
and mix well
take a small portion and flatten it
all done
fry in hot oil
till light golden
Serve with a cup of chai..

Check out ulli vadai and medu vadai recipe..Click on the images for recipe..

Ulli Vadai
Medu Vadai


  1. Hi Aarthi, I guess we could also use freah or frozen peas to make this vadai. Sounds really good.



  2. These look fabulous and I am going to try them during the week when I have friends round. Have now tried quite a few of your recipes and loving all of them. In fact I recommended that my readers pay you a visit xxxx

  3. Awesome, totally new to me..

  4. looking yum n nice too.....

  5. crispy ..yummy dish again .. thank u

  6. Crunchy lovely vada perfect for snacks.

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  7. Wow instant vadas ...Will give a try soon ..Loving this a lot

  8. Interesting colorful wadai..looks yum1!Perfect with tea :)

  9. Hey.. Wat do u mean by 'roasted' gram ? :s

  10. Hey wat do u mean by 'roasted' gram ?

  11. @Red Scintilla It is roasted channa dal, called as pori kadalai

  12. Actually i am from Pakistan and most of the termilogies are different and i have to work them out with pictures :) i do have gram at home but i dont know if its roasted or not :s .. AND i am a new cook !!

  13. Hay Aarthi, I tried this today and came out well. My husband liked it much. Thanks so much for the awesome recipe :)

  14. Simple yet elegant presentation.

  15. Simple yet elegant presentation.


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