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Makka Vada

Corn Garelu recipe or Corn Chana Dal Vada Recipe from Telangana Cuisine | Learn how to make corn Garelu or Corn Vada Telangana style
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Lentil Soaking time 4 hrs
Course Breakfast, Evening Snacks
Cuisine Indian, Telangana
Servings 12 vadas


  • Blender for Grinding
  • Kadhai or Heavy Bottomed pan for frying


  • 1 Cup Fresh/Frozen Corn
  • 1/2 Cup Chana Dal/Split Bengal Gram Lentil
  • 1/4 Cup Rice Flour
  • 1/2 Onion(roughly chopped)
  • 1" Fresh Ginger piece
  • 2-3 Garlic Cloves
  • 1-2 Green Chillies or as per choice
  • 4-5 Curry Leaves
  • Fresh Coriander leaves optional
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • Salt as per Taste


  • Soak Chana Dal/Split Bengal gram lentil, for at least 3-4 hrs.
  • If using frozen corn, thaw it and soak in water for few minutes.
  • Drain water from chana dal, add all the ingredients in grinder and grind to a coarse paste.
  • Transfer the paste in a bowl and add rice flour to it.
  • Give shape like vada , flatten with a hand a little. You can shape it like doughnut with a hole in center.
  • Fry in medium hot oil, till light brown. Do not fry in very hot oil, as vadas with be cooked from outside but will remain raw from inside.
  • Serve with chutneys or ketchup of your choice
Keyword Corn Vada
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