Nadia bara (coconut vada from odisha) Recipe

Recipe By Slurrp

Nadia Bara, also known as coconut vada, is a popular snack from the state of Odisha in India. Made with grated coconut, soaked chana dal, and a blend of spices, these crispy fritters are a delight to the taste buds. The combination of the nutty coconut flavor and the crunchy texture makes Nadia Bara a perfect tea-time snack or appetizer. It is easy to make and can be enjoyed on its own or with chutney or sauce.

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Nadia bara (coconut vada from odisha)

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Ingredients for Nadia bara (coconut vada from odisha) Recipe

  • 1/5 cup Chana Dal
  • 1/5 cup Grated Coconut
  • 1/5 Onion, Finely Chopped
  • 1/2 En Chilies, Finely Chopped
  • 1/5 inch Ginger, Grated
  • 0.40 tablespoon Coriander Leaves, Chopped
  • 1/5 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 1/10 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • as per your need Oil For Frying

Directions: Nadia Bara (coconut Vada From Odisha) Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Soak chana dal for a few hours and then grind it into a coarse paste.
  • STEP 2.In a mixing bowl, combine the ground chana dal, grated coconut, chopped onions, green chilies, ginger, coriander leaves, cumin seeds, salt, and turmeric powder.
  • STEP 3.Mix well to form a thick batter. If needed, add a little water to adjust the consistency.
  • STEP 4.Heat oil in a deep pan for frying. Take small portions of the batter and shape them into flat round vadas.
  • STEP 5.Carefully drop the vadas into the hot oil and fry until golden brown and crispy.
  • STEP 6.Remove the vadas from the oil and drain excess oil on a paper towel.
  • STEP 7.Serve hot with chutney or sauce of your choice.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to soak the chana dal for a few hours to soften it before grinding.
  • You can add finely chopped curry leaves for an extra flavor.
  • Adjust the spice level by adding more or fewer green chilies according to your preference.
  • To make the vadas healthier, you can also shallow fry them instead of deep frying.
  • Serve the vadas immediately after frying to enjoy their crispy texture.

Storage and Serving

  • Nadia Bara is best served hot and crispy.
  • If you have leftovers, you can store them in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • To reheat, place the vadas in a preheated oven or air fryer for a few minutes until they become crispy again.
  • Serve the reheated vadas with chutney or sauce.
calories per serving
4 g Fat< 1 g Protein1 g Carbs2 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
  • Protein
    < 1g
  • Carbs
  • Fiber


  • Carbs
  • Protein
    < 1g
  • Fiber


  • Fat

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
  • Iron
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
  • Vitamin B12
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
  • Selenium
    < 1mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp