Foxtail Millet Vada Recipe

Foxtail Millet Vada

  • Serves: 15 People
  • Prep Time: 480
  • Cooking: 30
  • Calories: 0
  • Difficulty: easy

The crispy, fried, savoury doughnut-like rounds of millet vada are served with piping hot sambhar curry, chilled coconut chutney and garlic



  1. Wash and soak foxtail millet rice in water for 4 hours in a bowl.
  2. Mix fenugreek seeds with blackgram and soak it for 4 hours in a separate bowl.
  3. Add little water to foxtail millet rice and grind it till it turns into paste and keep it a bowl.
  4. Add little water to blackgram-fenugreek seeds mix and grind it till it becomes paste.
  5. Mix both blackgram batter and foxtail millet rice batter.
  6. Ferment the mix for 4 hours. In winter, ferment it overnight.
  7. Mix chopped onion, Suji, green chilli, coriander leafs, cumin seeds, curry leaves, salt to the fermented batter and mix it well.
  8. Heat oil in a pan.
  9. Make small round balls and flatten it with hand.
  10. Deep fry it in hot oil till they turn brown in colour.
  11. Serve hot with Sambar/chutney.
  12. (You can also prepare vada with kodo millet rice, Proso millet rice, Banyard millet rice and little millet rice with this process.)

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