Are you craving for something crispy, crunchy in this monsoon. If yes this post is for you. Made with cabbage, onion, gram flour, and few spices and then fried to perfection. The hot, delicious fritters are great as a snack as well as an appetizer. This traditional Indian vada is vegan and gluten-free. Try these healthy vadas for your family.


Cabbage – 1 small(finely chopped)

Gram flour- 1 cup

Onion- 1(diced)

Green chillies- 2(chopped)

Coriander leaves- handful

Ginger garlic paste- 1 tsp

Oil for deep frying

Curry leaves few

Salt to taste.


  • Add one tsp gram flour or rice flour if mixture is moist after steaming.
  • Do not add water.
  • Fry in medium flame.
  • If you don’t like to deep fry, you can use an airfrier to prepare this dish.

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 15 minutes

Total time: 35 minutes

Cuisine: Indian

Course: snack


1. Chop all vegetables finely.

2. Add gram flour, salt, cumin, ginger garlic paste and mix well.

3. Steam this mixture in a cooker for 10 minutes. Switch off stove and let it cool.

4. Shape in to small vada’s . Dust with cornflour if needed or dip vada’s in cornflour paste.

5. Heat oil in a kadai. Deep fry vada’s in medium flame.

6. Serve hot with mint chutney or sause.

13 thoughts on “CABBAGE VADA

  1. Tasty and healthy nibbles! πŸ™‚

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  2. Vadas with cabbage….. good idea infact….not a cabbage fan…..but this recipe is interesting…will try for sure πŸ‘

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    1. Thanks will love it.try!


  3. Cabbage is not popular with kids. But I am sure your vada will change their taste buds😊

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    1. Yes deeksha. I often prepare these for my kiddos to make them eat cabbage. They enjoy these vada’s.

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  4. Good one. This is a good way to sneak veggie into Kids snack.


  5. Fritters are must in rainy seasons…..My mother makes cabbage vadas…..I just love them…..I liked the idea of steaming the mixture.

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    1. Steaming helps consumption of less oil!

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  6. Hi Rani…. today lunch time
    made cabbage vadas along with dal.They have come out very well….all liked them very much.thanks for sharing .keep posting …..

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    1. Thank you so much vani πŸ’• I always love your feedback!

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  7. I will ask my wife for it. Thanks.

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    1. Sure ! Let me know how it turned out!


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