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Bobbarlu ( Alasanda)Vadalu / Black Eyed Peas (Lobia) Fritters





Black Eyed Peas-2 cups
Onion-1 cup (finely chopped)
Green Chillies-4 -5
 Saunf seeds -t tsp
Ginger-2" (peeled and chopped)
Salt to taste
Coriander Leaves-few
Curry leaves-few(chopped)
Oil for deep frying


Wash and soak the lobia in lot of water overnight or 5 to 6 hours.In the morning,drain the water and put in colander or take a cloth and rub the lobia till it become dry..Keep it aside.
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 Grind  the drained black eyed peas,green chillies,saunf seeds and ginger into a coarse paste.
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Add chopped onion,salt,chopped curry leaves and coriander leaves to the ground mixture and mix well.
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Divide the dough onto small lemon sized balls and Flatten it on your palm to make a patti shape or make a hole in the center of the vada so that it cooks evenly all over..Prepare patties with the rest of the mixture.

Heat oil for deep frying.Once its piping hot,reduce flame to medium and place these patties in the oil and fry them to a golden brown color.
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Serve hot with tomato sauce or any chutney of your choice.




Apu J

Delicious! Love these raunchy Vadai!

Sireesha Puppala

Oh I love black eyed beans to the core..Wud love to try this version of vadas..lovely

Manjula Bharath

wow very healthy and delicious vadai dear :) looks very tempting , wud love to grab some :)


Oh I love these .. I used to eat them when I was a kid .. brought back memories..

Swathi Iyer

Lobia vada looks perfect for tea time.

Sangeetha Priya

delicious n tempting vadas

nandoos Kitchen

looks delicious. Perfect with a cup of tea.

Harini M

Looks scrumptious,love this healthy vadai

Shama Nagarajan

yummy fritters

Saranya Balaji

love these cruchy vada looks so healthy...best tea time snack...

Saranya Balaji

love these cruchy vada looks so healthy...best tea time snack...

Shobha Kamath

Wow! Very tempting! Never tried it this way. Thanks.

Ambreen (Simply Sweet n Savory)

Wonderful and interesting vada recipe, perfect with a cup of tea.

Sandhya Khattri

Lobia vada looks delicious and crunchy.

Suja Md

Wow...vadai looks fabulous love it to the core!!

Suja Md

love those vadas...cute looking they are!!

Manju @ Manjus Eating Delights

wow,never knew we could make vada with black eyed peas. Looks really good.

Priya Suresh

Pack me some, i want to have rite now.

Haffa Bexi

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Shweta Arora

Wow, never tried these before, surely they taste as delicious as they look

Hari Chandana P

Wonderfully prepared.. love them!!

Sweta Biswal

Lovely vadas!!!! they look so crispy and tempting....plz pass on some!!

mango dash

Hey, very nice site. I came across this on Google, and I am stoked that I did. I will definitely be coming back

here more often. Wish I could add to the conversation and bring a bit more to the table,but am just taking in as

much info as I can at the moment. Thanks for sharing.

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Gayathri Sathyanarayanan

Looks crispy and yummy. Well explained with lots of pictures.

Kitchen Boffin

great recipe Divya.. I have never made this. your pics look so tempting..guess it's healthy too:)


Very tempting.I am going to try this soon.

Savitha Ganesan

So crispy and colourfull vadais.

Gita Jaishankar

Such a delicious and healthy vadai, looks so yummy and tempting :)

Suja Manoj

Healthy snack,thanks for sharing


I love these types of fritters!

suhaina aji

i want them now..looks so crunchy and perfect

Vaishali Honawar

These look SO good!

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