Andhra Style Corn Vada Recipe

Discover the authentic taste of Andhra Pradesh with our Corn Vada recipe. Crispy, golden, and packed with flavorful spices, these vadas make the perfect snack or appetizer. Easy to make and utterly delicious!

Waagmi Soni
Andhra Style Corn Vada Recipe
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Andhra Style Corn Vada, also known as Corn Garelu, is a traditional South Indian snack that boasts a crispy exterior and a flavorful, tender inside. This delightful fritter is made from a blend of fresh corn, aromatic spices, and herbs, offering a perfect balance of textures and tastes. Perfect for teatime snacks, festive occasions, or as an appetizer for your weekend gatherings, these vadas are sure to impress your family and friends.

Serve Andhra Style Corn Vada with South Indian Coconut Chutney, Dhaniya Pudina Chutney or any other chutney of your choice.

You can also try other Vada Recipes such as

  1. Medu Vada
  2. Cabbage Onion Vada
  3. Aloo Vada
  4. Dahi Vada


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Course: Snack
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

20 M

Cooks in

30 M

Total in

50 M


4 Servings


  • 1/2 cup Chana dal (Bengal Gram Dal) , soaked and drained
  • 1-1/2 cup Sweet corn
  • 2 Green Chillies
  • 1 inch Ginger , grated
  • 2 Dry Red Chillies
  • 1/2 cup Onion , chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
  • 1 tablespoon Curry leaves
  • 4 tablespoon Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , chopped
  • 1/4 cup Gram flour (besan)
  • Salt , as required

How to make Andhra Style Corn Vada Recipe

  1. To begin with Andhra Style Corn Vada, add soaked and drained chana dal, corn kernels, ginger, green chilies, curry leaves and dry chilies in a mixer grinder and make a coarse paste out of it.

  2. Take a mixing bowl and transfer this coarse paste in it. Add gram flour, chopped coriander leaves, cumin seeds, sweet corn kernels, salt and mix everything properly.

  3. Heat a deep pan with oil. Take some oil on your palm and make Vada, deep fry them and put them on a tissue paper for sometime to soak the excess oil and it is ready to be served.

  4. Serve Andhra Style Corn Vada with South Indian Coconut ChutneyDhaniya Pudina Chutney or any other chutney of your choice.