June 1, 2010

Chitti Vadiyalu ~ Sun Dried Urad Dal Papads

Chitti Vadiyalu ~ Small Urad dal Papads
Ingredients :

Urad Dal : 1 cup
Red Chilli Powder : 1 tsp
Salt to taste
A pinch of hing ( optional )

Method :

1. Wash and soak the urad dal for 6 hours.
2. Wash, drain and grind the soaked urad dal into a smooth and thick batter with very little water.
3. Add salt, red chilli powder and a pinch of hing to it and beat well.

Vadiams Drying Under Hot Sun

4. Make very small rounds on a plastic sheet and let it dry in the sun light.

Sun dried Vadiyams
5. Once they are dried remove from the sheet and store in a air tight container.

Deep Fried Chitti Minapa Vadiyalu

6. Deep fry the dried vadiyalu in hot oil before serving. Serve the vadiyalu with rice, dal and sambar. You can store it for a year.


  1. Chandana,

    Nice vadiyalu, You are taking use of sun at maximum i think.

  2. WOW...papad looks so crispy..gr8 job..thanks for sharing this recipe!

  3. this recipe is very new to me..love it

  4. I love them...so crispy and yumm :-)

  5. Looks so cute and crispy..

  6. This recipe is new to me.. thxs for sharing.. looks yummy..

  7. I have never had them before, but would love to have them with my next smabar rice combo :)

  8. WOW...papad looks so crispy..gr8 job..

  9. Wow! Papad looks crispy and great.

  10. We call it Odi... nd I always loved such crunchy stuffs.... especially vth Konji........ Loved it :) YUmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm

  11. mmm. minapa vadiyalu thini chala rojulaindi. you are tempting me again. Yum!!

  12. wav grt job chandana u have done..i like it very much with rice..it looks very delicious..

  13. always loved those...my mom use to make these.....

  14. ooohh my fav. vadiyalu Chndana superb choostunte noru oorutundi ymmm..

  15. New to me, looks crispy and tempting.

  16. YUm vadam. Its so nice to see you make vadam's this summer. I love to eat the have dried vadam's

  17. wow, looks so tempting. My tamil aunty use to make them. How many days do we need to keep in the sun??
    Ur picture is making me drool.yummm.

  18. hmm can use these chitti vadiyalu in almost in all stews :)


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