Andhra Style Multi Lentil Garelu (Vada Recipe)

A tasty breakfast dish

Andhra Style Multi Lentil Garelu (Vada Recipe)
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Andhra Style Multi Lentil Garelu is a vada recipe made of urad dal, chana dal and moong dal. It is a traditional Telangana recipe made on the eve of Sankranti/Pongal. This wholesome dish can be had along with sambar for breakfast or as a snack during tea time.

Traditionally, Andhra Style Multi Lentil Garelu (Vada Recipe) is served to be dunk in Kheer along with other traditional dishes during lunch.

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Cuisine: Andhra
Course: South Indian Breakfast
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

300 M

Cooks in

30 M

Total in

330 M


10 Servings


    To Be Soaked For 4-5 Hours
  • 1/2 cup Chana dal (Bengal Gram Dal)
  • 1/2 cup Yellow Moong Dal (Split)
  • 1/2 cup White Urad Dal (Split)
  • 1/2 cup Rice flour
  • Other ingredients
  • 3/4 cup Whole Wheat Flour
  • 8 to 9 Green Chillies
  • 5 to 6 sprig Coriander (Dhania) Leaves
  • 2 sprig Curry leaves
  • 2 inch Ginger
  • Water , as required
  • Salt , to taste
  • Oil , for deep frying

How to make Andhra Style Multi Lentil Garelu (Vada Recipe)

  1. To prepare Andhra Style Multi Lentil Garelu (Vada Recipe), dry grind the dals coarsely and add rice flour. Mix thoroughly.

  2. Add enough water and make a thick vada/garelu batter along with ginger and green chillies in a grinder.

  3. Add salt, chopped curry leaves, coriander leaves and wheat flour to the prepared batter. Adjust water only if required. The batter needs to be really thick like dough to shape them.

  4. Heat oil in a deep frying pan.

  5. Apply a little oil on to a parchment or butter paper, take a golf ball sized dough, pat with your fingers on the greased parchment paper to make disc and make a hole in center.

  6. Carefully drop it in hot oil and fry till beautiful golden on both sides, flipping them as required. Repeat to make other garelus.

  7. Drain excess oil on a kitchen towel.

  8. Serve Andhra Style Multi Lentil Garelu with Chutney.