December 25, 2011

Kanda Garelu ~ Elephant Yam Vada Recipe

Kanda Garelu / Vadalu ( కంద గారెలు ) ~ Elephant Yam Fritters
Ingredients :
  • Elephant Yam : 1 cup
  • Rice Flour : 1 tbsp
  • Green Chillies : 3
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for deep frying

Method :

1. Wash, peel and chop the yam into cubes. 

2. Grind the chopped yam and green chillies into a paste. 

3. In a mixing bowl, combine the ground yam, rice flour and salt. Mix very well and set aside. 

4. Heat oil for deep frying. Apply little water or oil on palm and take lemon size ball of yam batter, flatten them a little, make a hole in the middle. 

5. Deep fry them in hot oil, till they turn golden brown color. 

6. Remove from the oil and serve hot with tomato ketchup or coconut chutney.


  1. Lovely crispy vadas..Nice one

  2. Nice looking food. I assume elephant yam is a giant yam.
    I wonder though because a lot of folks call the sweet potato "yam".
    I'm going to ask the people at the Indian Food grocery when I visit there.
    Want to make this, Thanks for posting it.

  3. can we make vada also using this? great.. Sounds yumm

  4. Those vadas look so tempting. Yum!

  5. never had this before looks great

  6. Vada looks perfect and delicious.

  7. yam vadas?! wow.. i am not a big fan of yam, but these vadas luk interesting.and u have shaped thwm just like medu vada, luks so pretty!

  8. delicious munching snacks..hugs and smiles

  9. very delicious vadas....looks yumm..never made wid yam

  10. Super crispy vadas,looks marvellous and quite addictive.


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