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Sorakaya Vadalu Recipe - Andhra Style Bottle Gourd Vada

How to Make Sorakaya Vada - A Traditional Andhra Snack made with bottle gourd / lauki and rice flour.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine: Andhra, Indian
Keyword: authentic, Indian Food, Traditional
Servings: 2
Calories: 444kcal
Author: Hari Chandana Ponnaluri

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Grated Bottle Gourd
  • 1 cup Rice Flour
  • 2 Green Chillies, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp Grated Ginger
  • 3/4 - 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 2-3 Sprigs Coriander Leaves, finely chopped
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for deep frying

Instructions

  • Wash, peel and grate the bottle gourd and keep it aside. 
  • In a mixing bowl, add the rice flour, grated bottle gourd, cumin seeds, grated ginger, finely chopped green chilies, salt and coriander leaves and mix everything well.
  • Make a smooth dough without adding any water. Sprinkle water only if needed. 
  • Heat oil over a medium flame.
  • Divide the dough into small round balls. keep them aside.
  • Grease a plastic sheet with little oil. Take a dough ball and flatten it into a thin round disc on the greased plastic sheet. 
  • Make a small hole in the middle of the vada/dough disc and slowly drop it into the hot oil.
  • Deep fry them over a medium flame until golden brown on both sides.  
  • Drain on a paper towel and serve hot with yogurt. 

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Notes

The oil should not be smoking hot. Fry the vadas over a medium flame. 
I have used the grated ginger and chopped chillies in this recipe, but you can use ginger green chilli paste. 
The oil should be hot enough to fry the vadas. 

Nutrition

Calories: 444kcal | Carbohydrates: 70g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 153mg | Potassium: 163mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 150IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 35mg | Iron: 0.8mg