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Avarekalu Vada Recipe

How to make Avarekalu Vada recipe with step by step photos and video. Crispy Indian snack made with Hyacinth beans.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: authentic, Indian Snacks, snacks for tea time, South Indian Food
Servings: 15 Vadas
Calories: 53kcal


  • 2 cups Peeled Avarekalu or Hyacinth Beans
  • 1 tbsp Ginger
  • 2 Green Chillies (or as needed)
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1/2 cup Onion
  • 2 tbsp Coriander Leaves
  • A pinch of Hing
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/4 cup Oil for deep frying


  • Grind the deskinned avarekalu, ginger, green chillies and cumin seeds into a little coarse paste with any water. Sprinkle a little water only if needed.
  • Add salt, hing, chopped onion and coriander leaves to the ground beans and mix everything together well.
  • Divide the batter into 15 round balls and flatten them to make a vada shape.
  • Slowly drop them in hot oil and deep fry them till they are golden brown on both sides.
  • Drain on paper towels and serve hot with tea or coffee.



Use more green chillies if you want more spiciness. 


Calories: 53kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 20mg | Potassium: 8mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 4IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 2mg | Iron: 1mg