Cooking With Edibles From Your Garden: Vadai Recipe

With the year-end holidays coming up, there is no better way to celebrate than with some mouth-watering, delectable homemade snacks. And we have just the recipe for you!

Add a little twist to the standard holiday fare and tantalise your taste buds with this fuss-free recipe for a South Asian favourite, Vadai. Made with ingredients that you can find easily in the market or even in your home garden, this savoury treat is sure to whet appetites and leave your guests wanting more.



2-3 Servings | Prep Time: 15 mins |


30g of curry leaves – thinly shredded

8 small shallots – chopped

2 large green chillies – thinly sliced

500g Vadai flour mix

3 eggs

Cooking oil

Fish sauce

Ikan bilis – fried (optional)


  1. Beat eggs
  2. Mix ikan bilis, eggs, green chillies, onion, curry leaves and flour mix in large bowl. Season to taste with fish sauce.
  3. Heat oil in pan.
  4. Scoop the batter using a tablespoon to form balls.
  5. Fry scoops in pan.
  6. Serve while hot.

Pick up more recipes from celebrity and NParks chefs at the upcoming Community Garden Festival at HortPark! For more details on the cooking demonstrations, visit our website here.

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